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  • 6 March 2020

    IPPS SR 45th Annual Meeting Speaker Profile: Kim Shearer

    Kim ShearerTree and Shrub Breeder, The Morton ArboretumProgram Details: Chicagoland Grows® Plants for the FutureIn 1998, Brennan and Bachtell introduced the plant introduction program Chicagoland Grows® to IPPS at an Eastern Region meeting. Twenty-two years later, this program continues to persist...

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  • 5 March 2020

    IPPS SR 45th Annual Meeting Speaker Profile: Dr. Michael Dirr

    Dr. Michael DirrPresident, Chestnut Oak FarmPartner, Premier Introductions, Inc.Program Details: In Search of the Next Great Tree (For the Southeast)Fascinating sport...Searching for the next great cultivated tree. The time and expense to breed a new tree introduction is close to prohibitive. Keith ...

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  • 5 March 2020

    IPPS SR 45th Annual Meeting Speaker Profile: Dr. Dennis Werner

    Dr. Dennis WernerJC Raulston Distinguished Professor EmeritusJC Raulston ArboretumNCSU, Raleigh, NCProgram Details: Designer Genes, Designer Redbuds: Twenty Years of Cercis BreedingDr. Werner will summarize the accomplishments made in the redbud breeding program over the past 20 years, review the m...

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  • 1 February 2020

    Remembering Ms. Margie Jenkins, September 5, 1921 - January 29, 2020

    Dear IPPS Southern Region members, It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of our IPPS SR nursery icon - Margie Jenkins. The full obituary can be found here: https://www.crainfh.com/m/obituaries/Margie-Jenkins-2/MemoriesKnown to many near and far for her love of plants, she...

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  • 4 November 2019

    Congratulations to our 2019 Fellow Award Winners!

    The Fellow Award is meant to honor and recognize outstanding individuals for their contributions to the nursery industry and to plant propagation in the southern region.On behalf of the Fellow Committee, it is our pleasure to announce the 2019 IPPS Southern Region Fellows. Congratulations to our two...

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  • 4 November 2019

    Congratulations to our 2019 Sidney B. Meadows Award Winner!

    Congratulations Mr. Bob Black, the 2019 recipient of the IPPS Southern Region Sidney B. Meadows Award of Merit.The Meadows award is the highest honor bestowed upon an IPPS Southern Region member. This award honors and recognizes outstanding individuals for their contributions to the nursery industry...

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  • 3 November 2019

    Message from our 2019-2020 IPPS SR President, Brie Arthur

    October 30, 2019 On behalf of IPPS Southern Region North America, thank you for visiting our website! “To seek and share plant production knowledge” is our goal, and we welcome green industry professionals and students from around the globe to join in this effort. As we celebrate ou...

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  • 4 September 2019

    IPPS Annual Meeting 2019 speaker profile: Monday, October 14th - Patrick Cullina

    Monday, October 14th 2019 Annual Meeting Speaker PreviewPatrick CullinaPrincipal, Patrick Cullina Horticultural Design + ConsultingPROGRAM DETAILS: Opportunity to Grow: Potential Roles for the Nursery Industry in Transformational Landscape Project Partnerships.The successes of leading public landsca...

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  • 4 September 2019

    IPPS Annual Meeting 2019 speaker profile: Wednesday, October 16th - Lindsay Day

    Wednesday, October 16th 2019 Annual Meeting Speaker PreviewLindsay DayMarketing Coordinator of NewGen Boxwood at Saunders Brothers Nursery PROGRAM DETAILS: Reflections on the 2018 IPPS European Region Exchange Program 3 weeks; 5 countries; endless stories and education! Lindsay shares her refle...

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  • 4 September 2019

    IPPS Annual Meeting 2019 speaker profile: Wednesday, October 16th - Dr. Todd Lasseigne

    Wednesday, October 16th 2019 Annual Meeting Speaker PreviewDr. F. Todd LasseignePresident and CEO, Tulsa Botanic GardenPROGRAM DETAILS: 2020 IPPS SR Meeting in Tulsa, OKTodd will introduce the 2020 Annual Meeting, focusing on destinations, conference facilities, and fun and festivities that will aw...

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