Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will feature educational sessions on Perennial Production on November 8, 2018.
This session will feature:
Stephanie Burnett is an associate professor of horticulture at the University of Maine in the School of Food and Agriculture. She graduated with a B.S. in Zoology, a M.S. in Horticulture from Auburn University, and a Ph.D. in Horticulture from the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on greenhouse irrigation and fertilization; she is also working on improving propagation systems and protocols.
Peter van Berkum holds a degree in Plant Science from UNH. He studied horticulture for a year in the Netherlands. He and his wife Leslie started Van Berkum Nursery 30 years ago, and currently supply natives and other perennials to the northern New England wholesale market. Peter was a recipient of the 2012 Perennial Plant Association Grower of the Year award.
Sinclair Adams is an extension educator in floriculture with Penn State Extension, based in Lebanon County PA, and flower trial director since 2013. He has received a B.S. from the Univ. of Wyoming in Plant and Soil Science, and a M.S. from the Univ. of Vermont in Plant and Soil Science. Holder of 15 plant patents, Sinclair has developed Tiarella, Chrysanthemum, and Phlox selections for industry, and is a member of ASHS, PPA, Pi Alpha Xi, & the Hardy Plant Society.
Roger McGaughey is the head grower at Pioneer Gardens in Deerfield, MA. He has a B.S. in Horticulture from Reading University (Grade Second Class Honors). Roger has 44 years of experience as a grower and is a columnist for GrowerTalks magazine.
The biennial Northeast Greenhouse Conference & Expo is co-sponsored by New England Floriculture, Inc. - a group of grower representatives from the Northeast, augmented by University and Cooperative Extension staff in each state who specialize in greenhouse crops and management.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.
ASB Greenworld, Inc.
Brookdale Farm Supplies
Casella Waste Systems
Charter Oak Landscape & Nursery Sales
Chestnut Hill Marketing
Country Folks Grower
DS Cole Growers Inc.
Eason Horticultural Resources
East Jordan Plastics, Inc.
Farm Credit East, ACA
Green Island Distributors
Gro 'n Sell, Inc.
Grower Direct Supply
Helena Agri Enterprises
Idromeccanica Lucchini SpA
IPM Laboratories Inc
J. C. van der spek Greenhouse Services, LLC
J P Bartlett Co., Inc
Jolly Farmer Products Inc
Koppert Biological Systems
Lallemand Plant Care
Lambert Peat Moss, Inc.
Massachusetts Flower Growers Association
Microbial Science Laboratories, LLC
New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, UNH
Northeast Greenhouse & Nursery Supply
NY State Flower Industries, Inc.
Oldcastle Lawn & Garden
Pace 49 Inc.
Paul Boers Manufacturing
Plant Products - A member of Biobest Group
Pleasant View Gardens
Premier Tech Growers and Consumers Inc.
Prides Corner Farms
ProFarm Group, Formerly Marrone Bio Innovations
Progressive Grower Inc.
Rimol Greenhouse Systems
Roehm America LLC
Sierra Biological Inc
Smart Farm Innovations, LLC
Sonco Pipe and Tube
Specialty Crop Farm Labor Contractors, LLC
Stockbridge School of Agriculture at UMass Amherst
Sun Gro Horticulture
Sustane Natural Fertilizer
Syngenta Crop Protection
The Fertrell Company
UNH and the New England Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership
United Greenhouse Systems Inc.
University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
Van Berkum Nursery