The Iowa Speciality Producers Conference is a educational event for specialty growers in the Midwest to gather, network and learn together. Topics include fruit, vegetables, viticulture, enology, other specialty crops, business and marketing.This year will be in person at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa.
Great Plains Growers Conference (GPGC) is a great local conference for commercial fruit and vegetable producers from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and other midwest states providing research-based information, from both vegetable research specialists and local growers, to help your farms grow and thrive. The conference is format is hybrid ! Attend in person or virtually.
Register here: https://www.greatplainsgrowersconference.org
Join us at the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association annual conference, January 23-24, 2020 in Ankeny, IA. The conference will be held at the FFA Enrichment Center on the DMACC Campus, 1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, IA 50023. The conference includes presentations by academic experts, industry professionals and expert growers and a tradeshow featuring exhibitors with the latest seeds, supplies, equipment, and grower information. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship – Pesticide Bureau has granted approval for recertification credits for fruit and vegetable commercial and private pesticide applicators at the conference.
Conference agenda and registration can be found on www.ifvga.org
Join us for the 2020 Great Plains Growers Conference in St. Joseph, MO from 9-11 January, 2020. This three-day conference features presentations by knowledgeable speakers from throughout the nation on topics ranging from High Tunnel Production, Fruit and Vegetable production, Honey Bees, Pest Management, Organic Production, etc. The conference showcases educational information from all five states: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota, along with vegetable and fruit specialists and growers from those states.
Registration information can be found at https://www.greatplainsgrowersconference.org/
The 2017 IFVGA annual conference will be held at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. More information can be found at www.ifvga.org
One of the largest conferences in the Midwest attended by growers, researchers, students, policy makers, and local food enthusiasts. Registration information can be found at http://www.greatplainsgrowersconference.org/
2016 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day (15 August, 2016)
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting the 2016 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, Aug. 15 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station near Ames. The annual event will feature various research and demonstration projects on commercial fruit and vegetable production for farmers, extension personnel and Master Gardeners. It is free and supper is included.The ISU Horticulture Research Station is located at 55519 170th Street, Ames, IA. The field day will run from 2:00-6:30 p.m.