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Farwest Show Professional Development Seminars

Advance your career through skill development and networking at the Farwest Trade Show Seminars

Greenhouse Grower

Keynote Speaker: John Stanley  Free

Don't Serve Me... Make My Day!, Thursday, August 21, 11 a.m., Room C123-124

Allan Armitage, Ph.D.

Crazy Plants for Crazy Gardeners: Your Customers Want More than Red Geraniums, Friday, August 22, 9 a.m., Room B110-112

Michael A. Dirr, Ph.D.

The Sun Never Sets on Woody Plant Introductions: Reflections and Observations on the Best of the New, Thursday, August 21, 8 a.m., Room B110-112

University Plant Breeding from Zone 3 to Zone 8

Ryan Contreras, Ph.D.

From Genes to Cool Plants, Thursday, August 21, 8 - 9:30 a.m., Room B113-114

Thomas G. Ranney, Ph.D.

Dreaming Up Plants, Thursday, August 21, 8 a.m., Room B113-114

Stan C. Hokanson, Ph.D.

Woody Plant Breeding at the University of Minnesota: It's not all about Cold Hardiness, Thursday, August 21, 8 - 9:30 a.m., Room B113-114

John M. Ruter, Ph.D.

Breeding Herbaceous Ornamentals: Finding One's Softer Side, Thursday, August 21, 8 - 9:30 a.m., Room B113-114

Natalia Hamill and Michael A. Dirr, Ph.D.

What it Takes to Launch a New Product in Today's Intensely Competitive Marketplace, Thursday, August 21, 9:30 - 11 a.m., Room B113-114

Lloyd Traven and Al Zylstra

Using New Technologies to Optimize the Greenhouse Environment for Efficiency and Increased Profitability, Thursday, August 21, 9 - 11:00 a.m., Room B115-116

Shawna Coronado

Social Media Marketing Secrets: How to Increase Profit by Building Online Relationships, Friday, August 22, 10:30 a.m. - Noon, Room B113-114

Sid Raisch

Watch Out, Small Business. You're about to be Amazoned!, Saturday, August 23, 9 - 10 a.m., Room B115-116

Steven Koch

Getting Wet in the City: Design and Stormwater Approaches for Urban Developments, Saturday, August 23, 9 - 10 a.m., Room B117-119

Jim Bethke

The Birds and the Bees and the Neonicotinoids, Saturday, August 23, 11 a.m. - Noon, Room B113-114