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Sunday, October 8

Sunny Meadows Flower Farm, Columbus, Ohio

Spend a day at one of the fastest-growing and successful cut flower farms in the country! In less than ten years, Steve and Gretel Adams have created a profitable urban farm which values maintaining a healthy environment as it produces quality cut flowers.

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8:30 a.m. 
Registration check-in
9:15 a.m. 
Tour both locations of Sunny Meadows Flower Farm. Highlights will include dahlia and flowering kale production, more hoophouse and field crops, and a demonstration of steam sterilization

12:30 p.m. 
Lunch (included with registration)

1:30 p.m. 
Nancy Taylor, The Ohio State University Dept. of Plant Pathology
Plant Diseases in Cut Flower Production

2:30 p.m.
Gretel and Steve Adams, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm
Effective Employee Management

3:30 p.m. 

3:45 p.m.
Joe Schmitt, Fair Field Flowers, Madison, Wisconsin
Joe will demonstrate support bow-bending, quick and easy bed netting, and his favorite harvest tools—knives and rice sickles

4:45 p.m. 
Question and answer/open discussion

Evening Meet at Wolf’s Ridge Brewing in Columbus for dinner on your own