Bailey Nurseries will hold its Minnesota Expo 2015, a jam-packed event showcasing its farm and plants, on July 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in St. Paul, Minn. In addition to farm tours, participants can enjoy new varieties, hot picks and merchandising displays, as well as attend various seminars throughout the day. A continental breakfast (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) and lunch (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) will be served during the event.
8:30-9:15 a.m. – Exciting New Plants For 2016! (Debbie Lonnee, plant development manager)
9:30-10:15 a.m. – Merchandising To The Time-Starved Consumer (Alec Charais, marketing & communications manager)
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Leveraging Brands To Do The Heavy Lifting (Natalia Hamill, brand and business manager)
1:00-1:45 p.m. – Selling To The Future: Speaking The Millennial Speak (Ryan McEnaney, public relations & communication specialist)
Mogren Tree Farm Tour – Departure times at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Nord Farm Tours – Departure times at 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Container Field Tours
8 a.m. – Winterizing/Bunkers (overwinter, Japanese Beetle prevention technique)
9 a.m. – Order Processing/Shipping Demos
10 a.m. – Robots/Pruning Demos
11 a.m. – Spraying & Fertilizing/Shipping Demo
12 p.m. – Winterizing/Pruning Demo
1:00 p.m. – Robots/Bunkers (overwinter, Japanese Beetle prevention technique)