FARM & ACREAGE — Upcoming green industry conferences

NEBRASKA TURFGRASS CONFERENCE
January 8–10, 2019
Nebraska Turfgrass Association
Location: La Vista Conference Center, 12520 Westport Pkwy, La Vista, NE 68128
402-472-5351 • https://nebraskaturfgrass.com/conference

GREAT PLAINS GROWERS CONFERENCE
January 10–12, 2019
A Conference for Beginning & Seasoned Growers Hosted by University Extension from Mo., Kan., Neb. and Iowa
Location: Missouri Western State University, 4525 Downs Dr., St Joseph, Mo.

The conference will focus on a wide range of topics for both fruit and/or vegetable growers.
• Jan. 10 workshops – Food safety, hops potential, honey bees & beekeeping, selling local foods, cover crops and soil health.
• Jan. 11–12 general tracks — Tree/small fruit, conventional & organic production, vegetable IPM, greenhouse & hydroponics, season extension, technology and cut flowers.

Keynote speaker will be Alex Hitt, owner of Peregrine Farm, an extremely diversified 2.5 acre farm growing cut flowers plus small fruits and vegetables outside Chapel Hill, N.C. Presentation — “Transitioning Your Farm to the Next Generation.”

Contact Buchanan County Extension Office: 816-279-1691 • http://www.greatplainsgrowersconference.org

NEBRASKA GREAT PLAINS CONFERENCE
January 23–24, 2019
Nebraska Arborists Association and Nebraska Nursery & Landscape Association
New location: Holthus Convention Center, York, Neb.
http://www.nearborists.orghttp://www.nnla.org