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

Cultivate'21 and Hemp Conference at Cultivate’21!  July 10 – July 13, 2021. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio.  Contact: 614.487.1117; e-mail,  or; url,

UK Cut Flower Virtual Short Course 2: Virtual Farm Tour and Post-Harvest. July 19, 2021. Contact: Alexis Sheffield; e-mail,  or Kristin Hildabrand, e-mail, kristin.goodin@uky.ed Register at
Perennial Plant Association (PPA) 2021 Virtual National Symposium.  July 27-29, 2021.

ASHS 2021 Annual Conference. August, 5-9, 2021. Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center, Denver, Colorado. Contact: ASHS, 113 South West Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314-2851; 703.836.4606; fax, 703.836.2024; url,

Perennial Plant Association Pop-Ups:
August 5, 2021 Cavano’s Perennials, Kingsville, MD
August 26, 2021 Walter’s Gardens, Zeeland, MI
September 9, 2021 Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster, PA
September 16, 2021 Hoffman’s Nursery, Rougemont, NC

FARWEST 2021.  August 18-20, 2021. Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232. Contact:

KNLA’s Summer Outing & Expo. Tentative, September 2, 2021. Riverfarm Nursery, 2901 N Buckeye Lane, Goshen, KY 40026, Louisville, KY 40223. Contact: Melanie Fransen, Director; P.O. Box 5006, Frankfort, KY 40602; 502.330.8300; 

UK Cut Flower Virtual Short Course 3: Growing in Structures. September 20, 2021. Contact: Alexis Sheffield; e-mail,  or Kristin Hildabrand, e-mail,

Eastern Region International Plant Propagators’ Society Conference: September 29 - October 1, 2021,  Chicago, IL Contact: Stephanie Stockton, IPPS Executive Secretary/Treasurer; e-mail,; url, or Facebook

Southern Region International Plant Propagators’ Society October 23-27, 2021: Mobile, AL. Contact: Donna Foster,  803.743.4284; 4661 Crystal Dr. Columbia, SC 29206;

International Society of Arborists (ISA) Conference and Trade Show. December 13-16, 2021. Contacts: 270 Peachtree St NW, Suite 1900, Atlanta GA 30303; 678.367.0981; url,