What You Can Learn at the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo
The Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo has been held concurrently with the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo in Grand Rapids, MI, since 2009. The program includes education sessions and trade show exhibitors for greenhouse growers. This conference is sponsored by the Metropolitan Detroit Flower Growers Association and the Western Michigan Greenhouse Association. One registration fee covers both conferences.
Online registration for the Expo, which takes place Dec. 4-6 at the Devos Place Conference Center in Grand Rapids, is now open. Here’s a brief look at just a few of the presentation you can expect to see at the show.
• A Grower’s Guide to Greenhouse Gadgets, presented by Michigan State University (MSU)’s Roberto Lopez and W. Garrett Owen
• Materials, Mixing, and Management of Substrates, presented by Brian Jackson at North Carolina State University
• Winning Against Pest Diseases, presented by MSU’s Mary Hausbeck
• What to Expect During a Worker Protection Standard Greenhouse Inspection, presented by Julie Yocum from the from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
The complete educational agenda for the Expo can be found here.