ASCFG Events Calendar

ASCFG Farm Tour: Fernabelle Acres

Fernabelle Acres 3530 80th Street, Franksville, WI

Host Emily Watson of Fernabelle Acres Details: Limited to 75 attendees. Registration closes on Thursday, September 8. Registration costs $100.00. Registrations taken on a first-come, first-served basis and the fee refunded only in case of emergency. Register here! After 12 years of growing on a half an acre, Fernabelle Acres is building towards 8 acres […]

$100.00

Ask an Expert: Crop Planning and Succession

Zoom

Crop Planning and Succession Whether you are growing for markets, grocery stores, floral designers, or your farmstand, you want a bright mix of flowers all season long. In an attempt to demystify succession planting, Jeanie McKewan, former owner of Brightflower Farm, will take you through the steps of planning your crop to make sure you […]

Farm Tours in Maryland

Through a partnership with the University of Maryland Extension, the ASCFG is pleased to announce two additional farm tours in September 2022. Attendees will tour Hertzler's Cut Flower Farm in Charlotte Hall, MD, and Zekiah Ridge Farm in La Plata, MD. Tickets are $30 per attendee; please see the schedule below. Date: Tuesday, September 27, […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: Daveco

Daveco. 11711 W. 47th Street S., Clearwater, KS

Hosts Clarence Denton and Lou Lemont of Daveco Details: Limited to 32 attendees Registration costs $50.00. Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and fees are refunded only in case of emergency. Register here! What started in 2016 as a small (15 x 32) hoophouse to grow landscape flowers and plants is now four […]

ASCFG Farm Tour: River Twist Homestead

River Twist Homestead 5334 River Road, Jamestown, NC

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 […]

$100.00

Ask an Expert: Is Agritourism Right for Your Farm?

Zoom

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

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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 […]

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

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Join us for a unique, two-part 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. […]

What You’ll See in ’23: An ASCFG Supplier Showcase

Zoom

Part I of II Webinars The ASCFG is delighted to announce an opportunity to connect with agricultural and cut flower vendors in the upcoming Zoom-based webinars, “What You’ll See in ‘23.” ASCFG members are invited to attend the complimentary webinars, during which vendors will discuss current and forthcoming products, tools, and other useful resources. Please […]

What You’ll See in ’23: An ASCFG Supplier Showcase, Part II

Zoom

Part II of II Webinars The ASCFG is delighted to announce an opportunity to connect with agricultural and cut flower vendors in the upcoming Zoom-based webinars, “What You’ll See in ‘23.” ASCFG members are invited to attend the complimentary webinars, during which vendors will discuss current and forthcoming products, tools, and other useful resources. Please […]