Cut Flower Short Course

University of Maryland is offering a great 3-day commercial cut flower growers’ seminar coming up on March 15, 16, and 17, 2022. This program will be held at various locations for lectures and there will be site visits to different cut flower operations.

Day 1: High tunnel production: lectures and visiting locations with high tunnels.
Day 2: Crops to produce in high tunnels, Managing soil in high tunnels, Big bucks in spring cut flowers, Marketing cut flowers via local markets, Raised bed demonstration, Soil fertility, Using and calibrating
fertilizer injectors
Day 3: Marketing – tricks of the trade, unusual woody cut stems, Walk-in coolers, Setting up a trickle irrigation system, Small equipment to make cut flower production easier

Detailed Schedule

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