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If you are new to the nursery industry you may find the information here very helpful.

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Life Cycle Assessment

(LCA) is a tool to study horticultural crop production systems, horticultural services and individual components on environmental impacts such as the carbon footprint.

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Upcoming Events

Kentucky Turfgrass Field Day & Trade Show. July 11, 2019.  A. J. Powell, Jr. Turf Research Center, 3250 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511. Contact:  UK Turf Science; 859.231.0662; e-mail, ukturfscience@gmail.com; url, http://www.uky.edu/Ag/ukturf/field%20day.html

Cultivate'19. July 13 – 16, 2019. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Contact: 614.487.1117; e-mail, hello@AmericanHort.org or Cultivate@AmericanHort.org ; url, http://cultivate19.org

35th Annual Cullowhee Native Plant Conference! July 17-20, 2019. Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC. Contact: 828.227.7397; e-mail, Hensley@wcu.edu ; url, https://www.wcu.edu/engage/professional-enrichment/conferences-and-community-classes/the-cullowhee-native-plant-conference/index.aspx

ASHS 2019 Annual Conference.  July 22–25, 2019. The Tropicana Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada. Contact: ASHS, 113 South West Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314-2851; 703.836.4606; fax, 703.836.2024; url, http://www.ashs.org/conferences.html

Perennial Plant Symposium.  July 29 - August 2, 2019.  Chicago, IL.  Contact: Perennial Plant Assoc. Exec. Dir., Shawn Swearingen, 202.591.2470, 529 14th Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20045; e-mail, sswearingen@kellencompany.com ; url, http://www.perennialplant.org

2019 ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show. Pre-Conference:  August 9–11, 2019; Conference and Trade Show: August 11–14, 2019. Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37903. Contact: https://www.isa-arbor.com/Events/Annual-Conference/2019-Annual-Conference

Louisville Nursery Association (LNA). August 10, 2019.  The Parklands. RSVP/Contact: Matt Bizzell, matt.bizzell@kyderby.com

Plant Trials Day Symposium. August 29, 2019. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanic Gardens, Schott Education Building, Frisch’s Theater, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Contact: http://cincinnatizoo.org/horticulture/horticulture_events/ for handicapped parking instructions.contact Scott.beuerlein@cincinnatizoo.org

KNLA Summer Outing. Gheens Foundation Lodge at Beckley Creek Park. September 5, 2019. Contact: Tammy Carey, Exec. Dir.; e-mail, knla.org@gmail.com ; url, http://www.knla.org

Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes.  October 7-10, 2019. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanic Gardens Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact:  Organizers Michigan State University and North Carolina State University; http://protectingpollinators.org

Louisville Nursery Association (LNA). October 9, 2019. Action Landscape, Lovers Lane Location. 1730 ET. RSVP/Contact: Matt Bizzell, matt.bizzell@kyderby.com

International Plant Propagators' Society Southern Region of North America 43rd Annual Meeting. October 12-16, 2018. Crown Plaza Executive Center, 4728 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. Contact: http://sna.ipps.org/events-regional

Eastern Region International Plant Propagator’s Society (IPPS-ENA).  October 16-19, 2019. Madison,  Wisconsin. Contact: Margot Bridgen, IPPS Executive Secretary/Treasurer, 1700 North Parish Dr., Southold, NY 11971; 631.765.9638; Fax, 631.765.9648; e-mail, ippser@gmail.com ; url, http://ena.ipps.org

Native Plant Symposium. November 9, 2019. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanic Gardens, Schott Education Building, Frisch’s Theater, Cincinnati, Ohio. Contact: http://cincinnatizoo.org/horticulture/horticulture_events  for handicapped parking instructions.contact Scott.beuerlein@cincinnatizoo.org

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting and Expo. November 15-18, 2019. San Diego, California.  Contact: 847. 996.5829, e-mail, asla@experient-inc.com; url, https://www.aslameeting.com

The Southern Nursery Association (SNA) before the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) 2019. January 6-7, 2020. Baltimore Convention Center. Contact: the Southern Nursery Association, Inc., PO Box 801454, Acworth, GA 30101, 678.809.9992; e-mail, mail@sna.org;  url, http://www.sna.org

MANTS 2020 (Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show). January 8-10, 2020. Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD. Contact: MANTS®, P.O. Box 818, Brooklandville, MD 21022; 800.431.0066; Fax, 410.296.8288; e-mail, info@mants.com; url, http://www.mants.com

KNLA Winter Education Outing and Expo. January 22-23, 2020. Contact:Contact: Tammy Carey, Exec. Dir.; e-mail, knla.org@gmail.com ; url, http://www.knla.org

National Farm Machinery Show. February 12-15, 2020. Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40209. Contact: NFMS, P.O. Box 37130 Louisville, KY 40233-7130; 502.367.5004; url, http://www.farmmachineryshow.org

Cultivate'20. July 11–14, 2020. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Contact: 614.487.1117; e-mail, hello@AmericanHort.org or Cultivate@AmericanHort.org  ; url, http://cultivate20.org

ASHS 2020 Annual Conference. August 10-13, 2020. Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, Contact: ASHS, 113 South West Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314-2851; 703.836.4606; fax, 703.836.2024; url, http://www.ashs.org/conferences.html