Who are the members of the Nursery Crop Extension Research Team?

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Nursery Extension Research Team


Our YouTube channel boasts almost 250,000 views and nearly 500 subscribers.

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New Grower Resources

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

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New Grower Resources


KYNURSERIES-L subscribers include Kentucky nursery wholesalers, retailers, landscapers, and extension personnel. The purpose is to discuss issues related to the nursery industry in Kentucky.

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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

Southern Region American Society for Horticultural Science. 2020 Annual Meeting. January 30- February 2, 2020. Omni Louisville Hotel, Louisville, KY.  Contact:  David W. Reed, Secr/Treas 979.458.0710; e-mail, ; url,

 Tri-State Green Industry Conference (GIC). February 6, 2020. Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH  45246.  Contact: Julie Cook 513.946.8998; ; url,

 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, 

43rd Annual Turf and Landscape Management Short Course. February 18-20, 2020. Paroquet Springs Conference Center, 395, Paroquet Springs Drive, Shepardsville, KY 40165. Contact: UK Turfgrass Center; 859.231.0662,; e-mail,; url,

Kentucky Arobrists' Assocaition (KAA) Annual Conference. February 20-21, 2020. University of Louisville, Shelbyhurst Campus, 9001 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40222.  Contact: url,

Annual ASLA Kentucky Conference on Landscape Architecture. March 12-13, 2020.  Woodford Reserve Club at Kroger Field, 1540 University Dr. Lexington, KY, 40506. Contact: url, 

Cultivate'20. July 11–14, 2020. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Contact: 614.487.1117; e-mail, or ; url,

The Perennial Plant Association’s 2020 National Symposium. August 3 - 6, 2020. Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster, PA. Contact:

 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,

Farwest Show: National Nursery & Greenhouse Trade Show. August 26-28, 2020. Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232. Contact: 503.682.5089; url,

Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association Summer Outing.  August 27, 2020. Yew Dell Gardens, Crestwood, KY.  Contact: Melanie Fransen, Exec. Dir.; e-mail, ;

Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association Conference and Trade Show.  September 10-11, 2020.Wilson County Expo Center, Lebanon, TN  Contact:

Eastern Region International Plant Propagators’ Society Conference: “2020 Vision: Seeing into the Future”.  September 23-26, 2020,  Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, 116 King St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 4V3, Canada.  Contact: IPPS Executive Secretary/Treasurer; e-mail, ; url, or Facebook

International Plant Propagators' Society Southern Region of North America 45th Annual Meeting. October 24-28, 2020. Location: TBA. Contact: