The Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo held on November 9 and 10, in Boxborough, MA was a great success with over 800 attending.
Sue Adams (NEF President), Mark Adams Greenhouses in Poughkeepsie, NY hosted the Dazed and Infused Educational Cocktail the evening before the conference. According to Sue, "Everyone loved the Rosemary Infused White Wine Sangria."
The educational sessions on pest management were all well attended. Dan Gilrein, Extension Entomologist with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is sharing Tips on Thrips, Pot Drips, Mite Blips and Neonic Hit, Management Matters, from 2016.
Spanish language sessions were held for the first time and were much appreciated. Carlos Bogran, Technical Manager from OHP is sharing his knowledge with everyone.
5-5-5 Best Ideas for Marketing Grower Panel featured 5 panelists, including Sue Adams, Kirsten Smith Maskell, Teri Boardman, and Dustyn Nelson who shared what worked to attract customers and attract sales.
Inspiring and right to the point. Great session!
Thank you to our 2016 conference sponsors and exhibitors! Thank you for joining us and to everyone who helped make the conference a success.
Bayer Greenhouse and Nursery
East Jordan Plastics, Inc.
Eastern Shore Nursery of Virginia
Envirem Organics Ltd
Farm Credit East ACA
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies, Inc.
IPM Laboratories, Inc.
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Lambert Peat Moss Inc
Lynx Associates, Inc
Paul Boers Manufacturing
Prides Corner Farms
Rimol Greenhouse Systems
Sustane Natural Fertilizer
Syngenta Professional Solutions
United Greenhouse Systems, Inc.