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Fall Workshop
Wheat Ridge Rec Center
4005 Kipling Street
Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033
(303) 231-1300
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT
Category: Educational Event

Fall Workshop
Best Overwintering Practices for Spring Success
This workshop will provide useful strategies and field tested recommendations for making your nursery or greenhouse operation ready for the winter season. It will identify key steps that can prepare you for a smooth transition into the springs months of high production and sales. You'll also learn how climate change is affecting winter weather patterns and what that means for your operational planning.

(click here for detailed program and speaker profiles)

8:00 – 8:30        Continental Breakfast and Beverages

8:30 – 9: 15       Opening Session: The Impact of Climate Change on Winter Weather Patterns
Nolan Doesken, CSU Water Center and Colorado Climate Center, Retired Colorado State Climatologist (2017)
9:30 – 10:15     Overwintering Game Plan for Nurseries - Dan Wise, CCNP, Fort Collins Wholesale Nursery
                         Overwintering Game Plan for Greenhouses - Dan Gerace, CGG, Welby Gardens

10:25 – 11:05    Practices That Minimize Winter Damage - Ron Arpin, Little Valley Wholesale Nursery 
                      Saving Money Through Greenhouse Energy EfficiencyMichael Turner, Colorado Energy Office

11:15 – 12:00    Herbicide Applications and Winter Irrigation - Ron Arpin, Little Valley Wholesale Nursery        
                          Preparing Environmental Controls for Winter Gary Dean, Wadsworth Control Systems

When: October 25th 2018, 8:00 am – Noon
Where: Wheat Ridge Rec Center, 4005 Kipling Street, Wheat Ridge
Cost: CNGA Member $45; Non-member Price: $75
Registration: Register online or download the registration form.

Thank you to our sponsors:   

Contact: CNGA, [email protected] or 303.758.6672