Specialty Cut Flower Production and Handling

April 21, 2016

MSU Extension Beginning Farmer Webinar Series “Specialty Cut Flower Production and Handling" Date: April 18, 2016 Presenter: Roberto Lopez, Michigan State University Department of Horticulture

This session will discuss the cultural practices of growing specialty cuts (non-traditional cut flowers) in the field and in high tunnels. Roberto will also talk about popular species and cultivars that perform well in the Midwest and how to maximize yields of those flowers. Lastly, he will cover postharvest handling procedures and marketing of specialty cut flowers.