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Calendar of Green Industry Events

The numerous educational opportunities are offered each year in the form of industry trade shows, conferences, symposiums, field days and tours. This calendar listing summarizes events produced by the Horticulture Co-op of Metro St. Louis, Hort Co-op member organizations and other regional, national and international horticulture green industry organizations. This listing of educational events is intended to offer relevant educational experiences for horticulture green industry professionals who practice throughout the Gateway region.

August, 2016
2016 Perennial Plant Association Symposium

2016 Perennial Plant Association Symposium

August 1 through August 5, Minneapolis, MN

34th Perennial Plant Symposium


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2016 MLNA/KNLA Summer Conference & Border Tour

2016 MLNA/KNLA Summer Conference & Border Tour

August 11 through August 12, Kansas City, KS

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We're heading for Kansas!

The Missouri Landscape & Nursery Association join with the Kansas Nursery & Landscape Association.

         August 11, Thursday 

  • 10:00 am Registration - The Plaza Grill & Theatre, 209 S Main St, Ottawa, KS 66067 - historic theatre
  • 11:00 am Welcome
  • 11:15 am  Dr. Jason Griffen 'Update On K-State John Pair Research Projects'
  •   Noon      Lunch   MLNA & KNLA Update - Visit Sponsors
  • 12:40-1:00 pm - Tammy Behm - ‘Million Pollinator Garden Challenge: Get Involved’
  • 1:00-2:15 pm  Craig Regelbrugge - ‘Green Industry Updates - a regional/national perspective’ Part 1 plus Q&A
  • 2:15-3:00 pm - Judy O’Mara ‘Current Rose Rosette & Plant Disease Issues’
  • 3:00-3:30 pm  Break - Visit Sponsors
  • 3:30-4:30  pm - Dr. Raymond Cloyd ‘Don’t Get Weighed Down By Scale’ 

              50/50 Drawing to benefit MLNA & KNLA Scholarship Funds      

  • 5:00  pm  Meet Western Bus at Loma Vista Nursery, 1107 E 23rd St, Ottawa KS 66067
  • 5:00-6:00 pm  Wagon Tours @Loma Vista Nursery & Research Trials of Dr. Cloyd
  • 5:00-6:00 pm Fishing Derby - Prizes      
  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  BBQ Dinner & Music of  Loma Vista Nursery 25th Anniversary Celebration

           August 12, Friday - Loma Vista Nursery,1107 E 23rd St., Ottawa KS

  • 7:30 am-8:00 am -  Refreshments & Networking
  • 8:00 am Craig Regelbrugge - ‘Green Industry Updates - a national perspective’ Part 2
  • 9:15  am - Demos, tours & mini-education sessions @Loma Vista Nursery - you pick
  • Transportation & Logistics session: compliance with the new e-log book regulations
  • Marketing & New Plants session featuring a ‘Store within-a-store’ - Jodie with Spring Meadow Nursery
  • other sessions TBD
  • Noon - Box Lunch
  • 1:00 pm -  Tour Loma Vista Nursery Tree Farm, Baldwin KS
 Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort Senior VP Industry Advocacy & Research is sponsored by OHP Inc & Forrest Keeling Nursery 
Tours , Demos, Networking, Social, Food, & more!

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2016 IGC (Independent Garden Center Show)

2016 IGC (Independent Garden Center Show)

August 16 through August 18, Chicago, IL

The Independent Garden Center Show (IGC) is specifically tailored to independent garden center professionals.


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FarWest

FarWest

August 25 through August 27, Portland, OR

Far From Ordiinary

The Farwest Show is a complete trade show experience with nursery tours, seminars, exceptional nursery and allied supplier exhibitors, free workshops on the expo floor, new plants and products, networking and reconnecting. 


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September, 2016
Hummert's Grand Expo & Midwest Buying Show

Hummert's Grand Expo & Midwest Buying Show

September 1, St. Charles, Missouri

Hummert's annual Expo will be Thursday, September 1.  Special events, food, great buys and contests.

 


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2016 Hort CO-OP Professional Field Day

2016 Hort CO-OP Professional Field Day

September 22, Kirkwood, MO

2016 Theme: The Purpose Driven Landscape


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October, 2016
2016 Shaw Professional Landscape Series

2016 Shaw Professional Landscape Series

October 24, St. Louis region, MO

A "Seeded Native Landscape" Bus Tour


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November, 2016
2016 Grow Native! Annual Member's Conference

2016 Grow Native! Annual Member's Conference

November 2, Columbia, MO

The Annual Meeting of the Grow Native! Membership and Member Guests


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December, 2016
2016 Missouri Green Industry Conference

2016 Missouri Green Industry Conference

December 7, St. Charles, MO

The MLNA manages this event in collaboration with the Missouri Turf and Ornamental Council (MoTOC), Gateway Chapter Sports Turf Managers Association (GCSTMA), Gateway Irrigation Association (GIA) and the Mississippi Valley Golf Course Superintendents Association (MVGCSA).


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January, 2017
2017 Western Trade Show

2017 Western Trade Show

January 19, 2017 through January 20, 2017, Kansas City, MO

Presented by the Western Nursery and Landscape Association


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February, 2017
2016 MLNA Nuts and Bolts Continuing Education Conference

2016 MLNA Nuts and Bolts Continuing Education Conference

February 16, 2017, Columbia, Missouri

The annual Nuts & Bolts Continuing Education Conference, Thursday February 16, 2017. It is sure to be a day jam packed with education and networking opportunities that will prepare you for a successful 2017. Held from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We join the Missouri State Florists Association at the Bradford Research Center's facility in Columbia MO.  

Keynote presentations in morning and 2 tracks to select from in the afternoon.  Cost is $30 per person/$15 student with lunch included. What a deal! Bring your crew.  

Vendors and Door Prizes!  

Program & Registration Coming Soon

 


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