ASCFG Events Calendar

Ask an Expert: Cut Flower Farming


Cut Flower Farming: Growth and Profit in Your Business Roz Chandler is a flower farmer at Field Gate Flowers in Lathbury, England, growing beautiful British blooms for client’s weddings and events, plus selling to local florists. She also owns The Cut Flower Collective, specializing in courses in cut flowers. She is passionate about helping farmers, […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: River Twist Homestead

River Twist Homestead

Host Carl and Jan Galloni of River Twist Homestead. Details: Limited to 50 attendees. Lunch included. Registration costs $100.00. Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and fees are refunded only in case of emergency. Register here! Attendees will be split into two groups. One will start the day with tours of our fields […]


Ask an Expert: Is Agritourism Right for Your Farm?


Join Melissa Fery and Audrey Comerford from Oregon State University Extension as they share their expertise in agricultural tourism (often also called agritourism). Attendees can expect to learn about the concept and to discuss the goals of agritourism; to see examples of what agritourism can look like in different farming environments; and to consider different […]

Ask an Expert: Developing a Social Media Strategy for Your Farm


Join Hannah Muller from Full Belly Farm to learn about social media strategies for flower farmers and growers! Social media is a powerful communication and sales tool for businesses. But which platforms and techniques are best for your operation? Attendees can expect to discuss the purpose, advantages, and disadvantages of different social media platforms before […]

Manipulating Light Quality and Duration to Improve the Greenhouse Production of Specialty Cut Flowers.


Part of the ASCFG Research and the Flower Farmer Webinar Series!  Dr. Roberto Lopez, Michigan State University Caleb Spall, Michigan State University Event Details A recent recipient of an ASCFG Grant, this project seeks to determine the ideal lighting conditions, in both the intensity and duration of lights, for growing flowers in greenhouse settings. In […]

Longterm Subzero Storage of Specialty Cut Flowers


Part of the ASCFG Research and the Flower Farmer Webinar Series!  Dr. John M. Dole, North Carolina State University Jennifer Kalinowksi, North Carolina State University Event Details Dr. John Dole and his colleague Jennifer Kalinowski will present their research on the best practices for postharvest cold storage of cut flowers across multiple species. By developing […]