2017 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference. January 9-10, 2017. Embassy Suites Hotel, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY.Contact: John Strang, 859.257.5685; mobile, 859.396.9311; e-mail, jstrang@uky.edu, url, http://www.uky.edu/hort/sites/www.uky.edu.hort/files/documents/ffnovdec2016.pdfScroll down Fruit Facts newsletter for program.

 

MANTS 2017 (Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show). January 11 – 13, 2017. Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD. Contact: 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

 

MGIX 2017 (formerly CENTS) - Midwest Green Industry Experience. January 16-18, 2017. Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, OH. Contact:: Tracie Zody, MGIX Manager, tracie@onla.org ; 614-899-1195 ext. 110; ; url, http://www.mgix17.com 

The Gulf States Horticultural Expo (GSHE) 2017. January 18, 2017, Education Day; January 19-20, 2017 Trade Show. J Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center, 1 South Water Street, Mobile, Alabama. Contact: Gulf States Horticultural Expo, Inc.; 334.502.7777; P.O. Box 47, Auburn, Alabama 36831-0047; e-mail, info@gshe.org; url, http://gshe.org/

The Western Trade Show and Education. January 19-20, 2017. Crown Center Exhibit Hall - Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, 2345 McGee Street, Kansas City, MO.  Contact: Western Nursery and Landscape Association, P.O. Box 8860, St. Joseph, MO 64508; 888.233.1876; e-mail, sarah@wnla.org; url, http://www.wnla.org/western

KNLA’s Spring Training & Showplace - 2017. January 25-26, 2017.  Ramada Plaza Louisville Hotel and Conference Center, 9700 Bluegrass Parkway Louisville KY 40299. Contact: url, http://knla.org/event/knlas-spring-training-showplace/

South Carolina Horticulture Industry (SCHI) 2017 Trade Show & Seminars. February 1-3, 2017. Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2101 N. Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Contact: Executive Director, Donna Shealy Foster, 4661 Crystal Drive, Columbia, SC  29206; 803.743.4284; e-mail, scplant@bellsouth.net; url, http://www.scnla.com

Tri-State Green Industry Conference.  February 2, 2017. Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246.  Contact: Julie Crook; 513.946.8998; e-mail, crook.46@osu.edu; url,  http://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/horticulture/2017-tri-state-green-industry

Southern Region ASHS/Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS). February 3-7, 2017. Mobile, AL. Contact:  David W. Reed, Secr/Treas 979.458.0710; e-mail, dwreed@tamu.edu ; registration url, http://www.srashs.org/MeetingDateLocation/MeetingDateLocation.html

Commercial Arborist, Landscaper & Nursery Worker Seminar.  February 8, 2017.  Boone County Cooperative Extension Enrichment Center, 1955 Burlington Pike, Burlington, KY 41005.  Contact: Boone County Extension, 859-586-6101, or enroll online https://boone.ca.uky.edu

CKOTA 35 Annual Conference. February 9, 2017. Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place, Lexington, KY 40504-1172. Contact: CKOTA President Beatte Popkin, PO Box 25148, Lexington, KY 40524;

Ambrosia Beetle Monitoring and Management Seminar: Dr. Christopher Ranger. February 15, 2017, 8:30 AM CST. University of Kentucky Research & Education Center, Room 174 1205 Hopkinsville Street, Princeton, KY 42445. Contact: Dr. Zenaida Viloria at 270.365.7541 x 279; e-mail, zenaida.viloria@uky.edu.

39th Annual Turf and Landscape Management Short Course.  February 22-23 , 2017.  Paroquet Springs Convention Center, Shepherdsville, KY. Contact: 859.231.0662; e-mail,ukturfscience@gmail.com; url, http://www.uky.edu/Ag/ukturf/shortcourse.html

Sustainable Urban Landscapes Symposium.. February 23, 2017; 8:00AM – 6:00PM. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220. Contact: Scott Beuerlein, 513.559.8306 (O) or 513.232.8343; e-mail, scott.beuerlein@cincinnatizoo.org; url, http://cincinnatizoo.org/horticulture/horticulture_events

Organic Association of Kentucky: sixth annual conference. March 3-4, 2017. Paroquet Springs Conference Center, Shepherdsville, KY. Contact: http://www.oak-ky.org/2017-conference  There is a significant discount for those that register before February 10, 2017.


The California Spring Trials.  April 1-6, 2017.Many sites and plant companies see: http://www.americanhort.org/springtrials

Native Plant Program and Sale. May 6, 2017, 0800-1200 Noon CDT. Lyon County Extension Office, Eddyville, KY. PDF icon lyoncountykynativeplantprogramsale.pdf


Tools and Technologies for Irrigation Management in Container and Field Nurseries with a Tour of Two Nurseries. June 15, 2017. JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606.  Contact: Anthony LeBude, 828.684.3562 or avlebude@ncsu.edu PDF icon toolsandtechnologiesflyer2017.pdf

2017 Academy of Crop (Nursery/Greenhouse) Production. June 18 - 21, 2017, Hotel Indigo - Athens, GA. Contact: Dr. Matthew Chappell, 706.542.9044;  e-mail, hortprod@uga.edu; url,  https://events.attend.com/f/1383776445

2017 International Master Gardener Conference. July 10-14, 2017.  Oregon Convention Center,  Portland, OR. Contact:  http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/2017imgc

Cultivate’17—An AmericanHort Experience.  July 15-18, 2017.  Columbus, Ohio. Contact: 614.487.1117; e-mail, hello@americanhort.org ; url, http://cultivate17.org

KNLA’s 2017 Bus Tour Northern Kentucky. August 17, 2017.  Starts at Boone County Arboretum, 9190 Camp Ernst Road, Union, KY 41091 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-knla-bus-tour-tickets-33814956445

ISHS meeting on Growing Media, Soilless Cultivation, and Compost Utilization. August 20-24, 2017.  The Smith Memorial Union Building, Portland State University, 1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201. Contact: Marietta Wheaton Ellis, marietta@newbeginningsmanagement.com; url, http://newbeginningsmanagement.com/compsubsci2017

Farwest Show 2017. August 24-26, 2017. Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232.  Contact: Allan Niemi, Director of Events & Education, 503.582.2005, aniemi@oan.org,  or Crystal Cady, Booth Sales & Seminar Coordinator; 503.582.2006; e-mail, ccady@oan.org; url, http://www.farwestshow.com

ASHS 2017 Annual Conference. September 19-22, 2017. The Hilton Waikoloa, Waikoloa, The Big Island of Hawaii.  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

KNLA’s Summer Retreat - Leadership Forum and Marketplace. September 21, 2017. Springhouse Gardens, 6041 Harrodsburg Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356.  Contact: http://www.knla.org

TNGIE - Tennessee Green Industry Expo!! October 5-6, 2017. McMinnville Civic Center, 500 Garfield Street McMinnville, TN. Contact: Louree, 931.473.3951; Fax, 931.473.5883; P. O. Box 57, McMinnville, TN  37111; url, http://www.tngie.com

AmericanHort Production Technology Conference. October 9 – 11, 2017. Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria, 14901 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75254.  Contact: AmericanHort: url, http://americanhort.org/tech

Protecting Pollinators in Urban Habitats Conference, 2nd Annual. October 9-11, 2017. Park Place Hotel,  Traverse City, MI. Contact: https://events.anr.msu.edu/event.cfm?eventID=F29D7CC5F604007C

Eastern Region International Plant Propagator’s Society (IPPS-ENA).  October 11-14, 2017. Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown, 310 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. 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

2017 PGMS School of Grounds Management and GIE+EXPO. October 18-21, 2017. Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY. Contact: http://pgms.org/2017-pgms-school-of-grounds-management-and-gieexpo

2017 Southern Region IPPS 42nd Annual Conference. October 28-November 1, 2017. OMNI Dallas Hotel at Park West, 1590 LBJ Freeway, |Dallas, TX 75234.  Contact: 4661 Crystal Dr. Columbia, SC 29206. 803.743.4284; e-mail, scplant@bellsouth.net or ipps.marketing@ipps.org; url, http://sna.ipps.org