2017 session information will be published closer to the date of the conference. The previous conference information is below, to give you an idea of what to expect.

2015 Conference at a Glance

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15
Trade Show, 8 am to 2 pm & 4 pm to 6 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Pierce Expo
Tuesday AM
9:30-12:00
concurrent Sessions
Tree Fruit I Food Safety Specialty and Ethinic Crops Blueberry I Innovative Ideas for Small Acreage Growing Beautiful Cut Flowers

TRADE SHOW

 

Moderator Duane Greene Heather Bryant Andy Radin L. McDermott Skip Paul Polly Hutchison

 

LUNCH - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne   Expo
Tuesday PM
2:00-4:30
concurrent Sessions
Tree Fruit II Brambles Winter Growing Harvest and Handling Efficiencies Blueberry II   TRADE SHOW
Moderator Duane Greene Mary Concklin Sandy Arnold Vern Grubinger L. McDermott  
Tuesday PM
6:00-9:00
  $100,000 Per Acre on a Small Farm
Jean Martin Fourtier
     
Moderator          

Other Events

12:30-1:30 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Diseases Around the Farm and Control Options - Becky Sideman
Location: Salon A

12:30-1:30 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Herbs, Downy Mildew and Hot Water Treating of Seeds - Meg McGrath
Location: Curriers

4:45-5:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Winter Growing/Season Extension - Ted Blomgen
Location: Armory

4:45-5:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Pollinator Health - Kim Stoner
Location: Curriers

4:30-6 pm - Trade Show Social

9:00-9:30 pm - Book Signing/Sales - Jean Martin Fortier
Location: Salon BCD


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16
Trade Show, 8 am to 2 pm & 4 pm to 6 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Wednesday AM
9:30-12:00
concurrent sesssions


Stone Fruit Brassicas/
Leaf Greens
Mechanical Weed Control Strawberry I On Farm Trials TRADE SHOW
Moderator John Clement Sandy Arnold Vern Grubinger David Handley Eric Sideman
LUNCH - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Wedesday PM
2:00-4:30
concurrent sessions

Hard Cider Vine Crops Soil Health Farm Decisions: Scaling Up or Not Strawberry II TRADE SHOW
Moderator T. Bradshaw K. Stoner Mark Hutchinson Jude Boucher David Handley

Other Events

12:00-12:30 pm - Farmer to Farmer: MFGA Annual Meeting
Location: Armory

12:30-1:30 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Tips and Tricks for Small Scale Farming Profits - Jean-Martin Fortier
Location: Salon A

12:30-1:30 pm - Farmer to Farmer:Washing Station Set-Ups and Efficiencies - Paul Arnold
Location: Curriers

4:45-5:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Tools, Tractors and Techniques for Weed Management - Vern Grubinger
Location: Salon A

4:45-5:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Insects in Our Fields and Crops - Eric Sideman
Location: Curriers

4:45-5:45 pm - Book Signing/Sales - Jean Martin Fortier
Location: Trade Show

6:00-7:30 pm - Social Mixer and Awards Program
Location:
Salon B,C,D


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17
Trade Show, 8 am to 2 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Thursday AM
9:30-12:00
concurrent sesssions
Root Crops Organic Production Greenhouse Tomatoes Viticulture I Technology TRADE SHOW
Moderator Chuck Bornt Eric Sideman Ann Hazelrigg Sonia Schloemann Tori Jackson
LUNCH - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Thursday PM
2:00-4:30
concurrent sessions
Sweet Corn Hops Greenhouse Container Growing Viticulture II Fertilizer Decision Making TRADE SHOW
Moderator Sandy Arnold Heather Faubert Becky Sideman Sonia Schloemann Andy Radin

Other Events

12:45-1:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Greenhouse Tomatoes - Sandy Dietz, Becky Sideman
Location: Salon A

12:45-1:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Begining Farmers: Startup Decisions - Crystal Stewart
Location:
Curriers         



 

2015 Session
Proceedings: