ASCFG Events Calendar

Ask an Expert: Find and Keep Farm Employees, Part II of II

Zoom

Join us for the second moderated panel discussion featuring four cut flower farms throughout North America as they discuss the challenges of finding, training, and retaining farm employees. Inspired by the recent article, "How's Your Labor Situation?" in The Cut Flower Quarterly, these sessions will take a deep dive into agricultural employee management topics. Attendees […]

Comparison of Dahlia Cultivars for Specialty Cut Flower Production in the Northeastern United States

Zoom

Part of the ASCFG Research and the Flower Farmer Webinar Series!  Dr. Stephanie Burnett, University of Maine Dr. Bryan Peterson, University of Maine Event Details Join Drs. Burnett and Peterson as they discuss their project, which evaluated a wide range of commercially popular, field-grown dahlias to compare the postharvest life of a cold-sensitive crop in […]

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

Zoom

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 […]

Ask an Expert: Selling Flowers to Florists

Zoom

Join the March 2023 Ask an Expert session for an exciting conversation between Maya Kosok and Ellen Frost, farmer and florist! This session will dig into the nitty gritty details of selling to florists, touching on such topics including variety selection, availability lists, approaching florists, bunch sizes/stem length, pricing, and more. Maya Kosok is the […]

Digging Deep: Climate Change, Soil Health, and its Impact on Agriculture in North America

Zoom

About the Webinar Series The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers is pleased to announce a four-day educational intensive called Digging Deep: Topics in Cut Flower Farming. This intensive features four 90-minute, Zoom-based presentations given by experts in farming, floral design, and agricultural law. Registrants can attend the virtual live events, have the opportunity to […]

$50

Digging Deep: Lean Farm Methods for Cut Flower Farming

Zoom

About the Webinar Series The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers is pleased to announce a four-day educational intensive called Digging Deep: Topics in Cut Flower Farming. This intensive features four 90-minute, Zoom-based presentations given by experts in farming, floral design, and agricultural law. Registrants can attend the virtual live events, have the opportunity to […]

$50

Digging Deep: Designing Funeral and Celebration of Life Flowers

Zoom

About the Webinar Series The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers is pleased to announce a four-day educational intensive called Digging Deep: Topics in Cut Flower Farming. This intensive features four 90-minute, Zoom-based presentations given by experts in farming, floral design, and agricultural law. Registrants can attend the virtual live events, have the opportunity to […]

$50

Digging Deep: Planning for the Future

Zoom

About the Webinar Series The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers is pleased to announce a four-day educational intensive called Digging Deep: Topics in Cut Flower Farming. This intensive features four 90-minute, Zoom-based presentations given by experts in farming, floral design, and agricultural law. Registrants can attend the virtual live events, have the opportunity to […]

$50

Ask an Expert: Breeding Unique Zinnias

Zoom

Join us for the April 2023 Ask an Expert session, taught by zinnia expert Tiffany Jones of Blomma Flower Farm. Attendees can expect an overview of how to get started breeding zinnias, including the overall process; how to determine the breeding goal(s); and discover surprising details like the magic of “green seed” as well as […]

Longterm Subzero Storage of Specialty Cut Flowers

Zoom

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 […]