Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, Farm Market, and Greenhouse Growers Expo (December 2018)

Description:

The Expo is one of the premier trade shows of its kind. There are over 450 exhibitors with displays of everything needed to grow, harvest, and pack fruit and vegetables, as well as an area featuring companies with products and services for farm marketers. Over three days, the program includes 70+ sessions on fruit crops, vegetable crops, other specialty crops, greenhouse crop production and marketing, farm marketing ideas and operations, farmers’ markets and organic production and marketing. There will also be sessions covering a diversity of general interest topics, including food safety and labor.

Presentations will be made by researchers and Extension educators from Michigan State University, other Land Grant universities and industry. Many of the education sessions will offer credits for Michigan and Ohio Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators and Certified Crop Advisors.

Dates:

December 4 - 6, 2018

Location:

DeVos Place Convention Center and the Amway Grand Hotel, 303 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Audience:

Fruit and vegetable growers; farm marketers; greenhouse growers.

Partners:

MSU Extension, in cooperation with the Michigan State Horticultural Society and the Michigan Vegetable Council.

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