supporting growers covid 19

Supporting Growers Coming Out Of The Covid 19 Crisis

FloraCulture International (FCI) is pleased to invite ornamentals growers from around the world to join a free webinar that will help you learn from the experience of others and define the right path for your own business as you recover from the business effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Taking place on Tuesday 30 June at 16:00 Central European Summer Time (CEST), this free, 1.5-hour webinar will provide listeners with anecdotes from industry leaders about overcoming the adversity brought on by Covid-19 protection measures.

Facilitated by experienced webinar organiser, Jungle Talks, and supported by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), participants can listen to other growers.

Dr Charlie Hall will open the webinar. He is a professor in the Department of Horticulture and Ellison Chair in International Floriculture, at Texas A&M University, in the USA. He will outline the approach that growers need to take in reviewing their businesses and determining next steps.

Following Charlie, there will be presentations from Arie van den Berg of Van den Berg Roses, the Netherlands, and Toine Overgaag of Westerlay Orchids, California, the USA. They will share their experiences in handling the crisis and their plans for the future. After the presentations, there is a chance for webinar participants to ask questions and discuss strategies.

Commenting on the event, FCI Editor, Ron van der Ploeg said “FCI is delighted to be working with Jungle Talks to offer this great online event for growers around the world. In line with our ethos to provide the best possible information and guidance for growers, free of charge, we are looking forward to this launch webinar as we continue to develop our online resources for growers”.