Kentucky 2009 Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show. January 5-6, 2009. Embassy Suites of Lexington, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511 (859.455.5000). Contact: Mary Ann Kelley, UKREC, P. O. Box 469, Princeton, KY 42445-0469; 270.365.7541 x 216; e-mail, makelley@uky.edu

 

MANTS® 2009 or The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show. January 7-9, 2009. Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland. 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

 

Indiana Green Expo. January 12-14, 2009. Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: Donna Sheets, INLA Executive Director, 6533 Margaret Court, Indianapolis, IN 46237; 800.443.7336; 317.889.2382; fax, 317.889.3935; e-mail, dsheets@inla1.org; url, http://www.inla1.org, for 2009 Expo, http://www.indianagreenexpo.com/

 

Kentucky Landscape Industries Winter Conference & Kentucky Certified Nurseryman’s Exam. January 12, 2009. Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center, Louisville, KY. Contact: Betsie A. Taylor, KNLA Exec. Dir., 216 Pendleton Lane, Frankfort, Ky. 40601, Frankfort, KY 40601; 502.848.0055, 800.735.9791; Fax, 502.848.0013; e-mail, KNLA@mis.net; url, http://www.knla.org/

 

Mid-States Horticultural Expo (MSHE). January 13-14, 2009. Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center (North Wing), Louisville, KY. Contact: Attendees see on-line, http://www.mshe.org: Booth Information, Louree Walker, TNLA Exec. Dir.,931.473.3951; Fax, 931.473.5883; e-mail, louree@tnla.com; Advertising, Betsie A. Taylor, KNLA Exec. Dir., 502.848.0055, 800.735.9791; Fax, 502.848.0013; e-mail, KNLA@mis.net

 

Mid-America Horticultural Trade Show. January 14-16, 2009. McCormick Place West, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive , Chicago, Illinois . Contact: Mid-Am, 1000 N. Rand Road, Suite 214, Wauconda, IL 60084-3102; 800.223.8761 or 847.526.2010; Fax, 847.526.3993; e-mail, mail@midam.org; url, http://www.midam.org/

 

“CENTS” - Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show. January 26-28, 2009. Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. Contact: ONLA, 800.825.5062, Fax 800.860.1713; e-mail, onlagreen@aol.com ; url, http://www.onla.org

 

2009 69th ASHS Annual Meeting. January 31 - February 2, 2009. Weston Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, GA. Contact: Dr. David Wm. Reed, SR ASHS Secr-Treas, Texas A&M University, Department of Horticultural Sciences, College Station, TX 77843-2133; 979.845.0139; Fax, 979,845,0627; e-mail, dwreed@tamu.edu; url, http://www.srashs.org/

 

ANLA 2009 Management Clinic. February 6-9, 2009. Galt House Hotel and Suites in Louisville, Kentucky. Contact: ANLA 202.789.2900, e-mail, meetings@anla.org; url, http://www.managementclinic.org/

 

UK Nursery Winter Workshop: Soils, Fertility, Cover Crops and Amendments. February 10, 2009. Spencer County Extension Office, 66 Spears Drive, Taylorsville, KY. Contact: Amy Fulcher, 859.257.1273, afulcher@uky.edu, BJ Brymer, 270.365.7541 x 209; e-mail, bj.brymer@uky.edu or Christi Forsythe, 270.365.7541 x 221; e-mail, cforsythe@uky.edu

 

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting. John Deere Landscapes, 4341 Security Parkway, New Albany, IN 47150. February 11, 2009, 5:30-6:00 Social Hour, 6:15 Dinner, 7:00 Program. Contact: Caroline Westfall, 502.895.9168; e-mail, lounurseryassoc@bellsouth.net or Mike Brown, 812.949.3060        

 

SNA Researcher's Conference and the SNA Trade Show 2009. February 12-13, 2009. The Cobb Gallery Centre, Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, GA 30339, http://www.cobbgalleria.com/. Contact: SNA; 770.953.3311; Fax, 770.953.4411; e-mail, mail@mail.sna.org; url, http://www.sna.org

 

32nd Annual Turf and Landscape Short Course. February 16-20, 2009. Executive Inn West/Crowne Plaza, Louisville, KY. Contact: Donna Michael, Extension Horticulture Agent, Jefferson County Jefferson County Extension Service, 810 Barret Ave., Louisville KY 40204; 502.425.4482; e-mail, dmichael@uky.edu or A.J. Powell, Jr., Extension Specialist-Turf, 859.257.5606; e-mail, ajpowell@uky.edu url, http://www.uky.edu/Ag/ukturf/ Description and registration form at Program http://www.uky.edu/Ag/ukturf/2009 short course.pdf

 

CKOTA: 29th Horticulture Conference. February 26, 2009, 0800-1645. .Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place, Lexington, KY 40504-1172. 5.75 CEUs for ISA Certified Arborists , CEUs for Landscape Architects pending, 2 gen. CEUs and 1 CEU Cat Spec 3, 10 and 12 for Pesticide Applicators. Contact: CKOTA, P.O. Box 25148, Lexington, KY 40524-5148; url, Brochure, http://www.ckota.org/2009_brochure.pdf ; registration form, http://www.ckota.org/registration/registrationform2009.pdf

 

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting With Jockey Pat Day. March 11, 2009, 5:30-6:30 Social Hour, 6:30 Dinner, 7:00 Pat Day Program. Construction Machinery Company, 2911 S. English Station road, Louisville, KY 40299, 502.817.2090. Contact: Caroline Westfall, 502.895.9168; e-mail, lounurseryassoc@bellsouth.net

 

International Master Gardener Conference: "New Frontiers" in horticulture and gardening. March 22-26, 2009. Las Vegas, NV. Contact Ann Edmunds, Conference Coordinator, IMGC 2009, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89123; 702.257.5587; e-mail, edmundsa@unce.unr.edu; url, http://www.unce.unr.edu/imgc

 

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting. April 15, 2009 5:30-8:00 pm. Louisville Tractor, 1675 Watterson Trail, Louisville, KY 40299. Contact: Caroline Westfall, 502.895.9168; e-mail, lounurseryassoc@bellsouth.net

 

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting. May 20, 2009; 5:30-8:00 pm. Allied Nursery, 10906 Electron Dr, Jeffersontown, KY 40299. Contact: Caroline Westfall, 502.895.9168; e-mail, lounurseryassoc@bellsouth.net

 

Western Kentucky Sports Turf Workshop. May 21, 2009. Mike Miller Park and Marshall County High School, Benton, KY. Contact: Lincoln Martin, Marshall County ANR Extension Agent, 270.527.3286; e-mail, lmartin@uky.edu

 

West Kentucky Chapter of Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association. June 1, 2009, 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Contact: Ed Sanders, Chap Pres, 270.443.8851, 4123 Schneidman Rd, Paducah, KY 42003; e-mail, eds@sandersnursery.com

 

International Symposium for Horticultural Growing Media. June 1-5, 2009. Charlotte, NC, USA. contact: William C Fonteno III, 919.515.5368, FAX 919.513.3192; NCSU, Dept. of Horticultural Science, Campus Box 7609 - 152 Kilgore Hall, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609, USA; e-mail, bill_fonteno@ncsu.edu; url, http://www.ncsu.edu/project/hortsublab/symposium/

 

Nursery Crops IPM 2009 Workshop with Dr. Dan Herms, Entomology OSU, Amy Fulcher, UK Horticulture and Dr. Greg Schwab, UK Plant and Soil Science.Thursday, June 4, 2009; 0800-1600. Oldham County Office, 1815 North Highway 393, La Grange, KY 40031-8632, 502.222.9453 and Riverfarm Nursery. Contact: Amy Fulcher, 859.257.1273; e-mail, afulcher@uky.edu.

 

II Conference on Landscape and Urban HorticultureJune 9-13, 2009. Bologna, Italy. Contact: Prof. Giorgio Prosdocimi Gianquinto, e-mail, giogio.gianquinto@unibo.it or Prof. Alessandro Chiusoli, e-mail allesandro.chhiusoli@unibo.it; url, http://www.luh2009.org

 

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting to be rescheduled. June 17, 2009; 5:30-8:00 pm. Lilliard's Nursery Co, 1401 Moser Rd, Louisville, KY 40299. Contact: Caroline Westfall, 502.895.9168; e-mail, lounurseryassoc@bellsouth.net

 

2009 APGA Annual ConferenceJune 23-27, 2009. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri. Contact: Sharon Malgire, Meetings Manager, APGA Headquarters, 100 West 10th St Su 614, Wilmington, DE 19801; 302.655.7100 x 18; fax 302.655.8100; e-mail, smalgire@publicgardens.org; url, http://www.publicgardens.org

 

Kentuckiana Greenhouse Growers Meeting. Thursday, June 25, 2009 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the BFG Supply Co., Louisville Branch, 4848 Jennings Lane, Louisville, KY (866.940.3779. Speakers are Roger Fiest, OFA past Pres.; Mike McCabe, OFA President; and Rebecca Schnelle, UK Professor for Greenhouse Crops. Contact: Karen Shahan, 859.257.7294; e-mail, kshahan@uky.edu or Rebecca Schnelle, 859.257.4721; e-mail, rebecca.schnelle@uky.edu

 

UK Turfgrass Research Field Day. July 9, 2009, 8:30 am – 12:45 pm . Spindletop Farm, Lexington, KY. Pesticide CEUs 3, 10, 12, 18, 20. Contact: A. J. Powell, Jr., Plant and Soil Science Department, N-222 Ag. Science Center North, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0091; 859.257.5606; Fax, 859.323.1952; e-mail, ajpowell@uky.edu; url, http://www.uky.edu/Ag/ukturf/

 

UK, OSU, and USDA Air blast sprayer calibrations and half-rate pesticide program and hands-on workshop. July 14, 2009. Green Ridge Tree Farm, 6100 Bardstown Road, Elizabethtown, KY. Contact: Amy Fulcher, 859.257.1273 e-mail afulcher@uky.edu 

 

26th Perennial Plant Symposium. July 19-24, 2009. St. Louis, MO. Contact: Dr. Steven Still, Perennial Plant Association: 3383 Schirtzinger Road, Hilliard, Ohio, 43026; 614.771.8431; e-mail, ppa@perennialplant.org; url, http://www.perennialplant.org/

 

UKREC All-Commodity Field Day. July 23, 2009. UKREC, Princeton, KY. Contact: Win Dunwell, P.O. Box 469, Princeton, KY 42445; 270.365.7541 x 209, Fax 270.365.2667; e-mail, wdunwell@uky.edu

 

ISA 2009 Conference & Trade Show. July 25 - 29, 2009. Providence, RI. Contact: Exhibits Nancy Johnson at 217-355-9411 ext. 239 or njohnson@isa-arbor.com; url, http://www.isa-arbor.com/

 

ASHS 2009 Annual Conference. July 25–28, 2009. Millennium Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri. 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

 

The Farwest Show. August 20-25, 2009. Portland, Oregon, Oregon Convention Center. Contact: Oregon Association of Nurserymen, 29751 SW Town Center Loop West, Wilsonville, OR 97070; 800.342-6401; 503.682.5089 x 2006; Fax, 503.682.5099; e-mail, info@farwestshow.com; url, http://www.farwestshow.com

 

Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association’s Tenth Annual Summer Outing . September 2, 2009. Valley Hill Nurseries, Springfield, KY. Contact: Betsie A. Taylor, KNLA Exec. Dir., 216 Pendleton Lane, Frankfort, Ky. 40601, Frankfort, KY 40601; 502.695.0106; Fax, 502.695.8455; e-mail, knla@gmail.com; url, http://www.knla.org/

 

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting. September 16, 2009; 5:30-8:00 pm. Chris Summers Nursery, 6702 Old Zaring Rd, Crestwood, KY 40014. Contact: Caroline Westfall, 502.895.9168; e-mail, lounurseryassoc@bellsouth.net

 

Amercian Society of Landscape Architects: Beyond Sustainability: Regenerating Places and People. September 18-21, 2009. Lakeside Center at McCormick Place, Chicago. Contact: ASLA, 636 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001-3736; url, http://www.asla.org/2009meeting/

 

PLANET Certified Landscape Technician - Exterior (CLT-E) Exam. September 24, 2009. Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY. Contact: Stephanie Wilson, EKU Continuing Education & Outreach Department, 859.622.2001; e-mail, stephanie.wilson@eku.edu; url, http://www.knla.org/

 

2009 ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO! October 1 - 4, 2009. Chicago, IL. Contact. American Society of Landscape Architects, 636 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001-3736; 202.898.2444, Fax 202.898.1185 http://www.asla.org/nonmembers/meetings.html or Kentucky Chapter at http://www.kyasla.com

 

Middle Tennessee Nursery Association (MTNA) Trade Show. October 2-3, 2009. McMinnville Civic Center, McMinnville, Tennessee. Contact: Ann Halcomb, MTNA Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 822, McMinnville, TN 37111-0822; 931.507.7322; Fax, 931.507.9601; e-mail.mtna@blomand.net; url, http://www.mtna.com/

 

IPPS Eastern Region: 59th Annual. October 14-17, 2009. Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Margot Bridgen, IPPS Executive Secretary/Treasurer, 1700 North Parish Dr., Southold, NY 11971; 631.765.9638; Fax, 631.765.9648; e-mail,ippser@earthlink.net; url, http://www.ipps.org/EasternNA/meeting.htm

 

Louisville Nursery Association Meeting. October 21, 2009; 5:30-8:00 pm. Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY. Contact: Caroline Westfall, 502.895.9168; e-mail, lounurseryassoc@bellsouth.net

 

Southern Region International Plant Propagators' Society (IPPS) 34rd Annual Meeting. October, 25-27, 2009. IP Hotel, Biloxi, MS. Contact: Hugh Gramling, Tampa Bay Wholesale Growers Association, 1311 S. Parsons Ave., Seffner, FL 33584-4573; 813.655.1914; e-mail: hgramling@tbwg.org or Ronnie Stisher, Secr.-Treas., IPPS SR N.A., 3649 Crestside Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35223; 205.967.7896; cell, 205.613.2058; e-mail, RStisher@aol.com; url, http://southern.ipps.org/home

 

2009 Planet Green Industry Conference & Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS). October 28-31, 2009. Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY Contact: Planet GIC, 800.395.2522; e-mail, info@landcarenetwork.org; url, http://www.gie-expo.com/index.html or GIE+Expo, 800.558.8767; e-mail, info@gie-expo.com; url, http://www.greenindustryconference.org or PGMS, 410.223.2861; http://www.pgms.org/