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Rose grower workshop set at MSU in February
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Expert and beginner rose growers can benefit from an upcoming workshop at Mississippi State University.
The Oktibbeha County Rose Society in cooperation with MSU’s Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine will host the Gulf District Winter Workshop and Consulting Rosarian School on Feb. 9 at the Bost Extension Center on campus.
Topics on Saturday include fungicides, diseases and chemical safety; new rose varieties; and soil and water considerations. A panel discussion will offer vital information every grower needs to know. MSU students and instructors in retail florist management and floral design will take part in the program during the Saturday luncheon. The workshop will include several vendors and a silent auction on Saturday.
The registration fee of $20 includes the Saturday lunch. For registration and other information, contact Charles Weatherly, assistant Gulf District director at (662) 325-3471 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Gulf District director Flora Hover at (318) 255-8158.