Dec 2, 2020
2021 Great Plains Growers Conference & Trade Show to go virtual Feb. 12-13

The Great Plains Growers Conference (GPGC) will be a virtual event to be held Feb. 12-13.

It is a local conference for commercial fruit, vegetable, cut flower and honeybee 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.

Due to anticipated ongoing COVID issues, the 2021 conference will be virtual. Participate on your computer from the comfort of home.

2021 Track Topics Include:

  • Marketing in the New Normalcy
  • Tree Fruits
  • Small Fruits
  • Vegetable Production
  • Vegetable Integrated Pest Management
  • Controlled Environment Production
  • Invasive Species
  • Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Farmer Forum

We hope you will consider attending this great educational event, which also features a vendor and trade show with 50+ exhibitors.

Conference Website

Program Schedule

Friday, February 12 | Program Tracks include tree fruits, conventional vegetable production, business marketing in the new normalcy, SARE Farmer Forum, virtual Trade Show

  • 9:00 am – 12:15 p.m. Education sessions and Virtual Trade Show
  • 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Break
  • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Keynote: Liz Graznak, farmer & owner of Happy Hollow Farm
  • 2:30 pm- 3:30 pm Grower Association Meetings and Virtual Trade Show

Saturday, February 13 | Program Tracks include small fruits, vegetable integrated pest management, controlled environment production, SARE Farmer Forum, virtual Trade Show

  • 9:00 am – 12:15 p.m. Education sessions and Virtual Trade Show
  • 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Break
  • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Keynote: Vaughn Hammond, Agriculture & Orchard Manager at Valla’s Pumpkin Patch & Apple Orchard in Gretna, NE
  • 2:30 pm- 3:30 pm Education sessions and Virtual Trade Show

When does early-bird registration end? 

  • Dec. 31, 2020

Click here to register.

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