Last chance to make birdie on Duffers Classic registration
Today, June 3, is the final day to save $10 off the regular registration price for the 26th annual Duffers Classic Golf Tournament. Sponsored by
Jordan Ramis PC, the event is scheduled to take place at the Stone Creek Golf Club in Oregon City, Oregon, on Thursday, June 11. A benefit for the Oregon Nurseries' Political Action Committee, the event is a great way to reconnect with friends, have a lot of fun, and support a strong nursery industry voice in Salem and Washington, D.C.
Sign up now!
Friday deadline to register for New Products Showcase
This Friday, June 5, is the final day to register your new product for the New Products Showcase at the 2015 Farwest Show.
If you are introducing a new product in 2015, the showcase is the perfect place to show it off in an exclusive gallery where it can gain targeted exposure from thousands of attendees. Non-plant products and services newly introduced to the U.S. market will be featured on the show floor, and also gain exposure in the Farwest Edition of Digger magazine and online at www.FarwestShow.com.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to meet with OAN members
Oregon's new governor, Kate Brown, will meet with OAN members at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 at the OAN Government Relations Committee meeting. The meeting will be held in Room 257 at the Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court Street, Salem.
Gov. Brown has been a friend of nurseries ever since she started her career in public service, first in the Oregon Legislature and then as Secretary of State. There will be discussion of current issues affecting the nursery industry, including labor supply, labor costs, water supply development, transportation and more.
All members are welcome to attend, but space is limited. Those wishing to attend must RSVP to Jeff Stone at email@example.com.
Integrated pest management workshops set for this June
Two three-day workshops on integrated pest management will take place this June:
- June 8, 9 and 10 at the Oregon State University Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center
- June 24, 25 and 26 at the Washington State University Whitman County Extension Center in Colfax
The workshops are designed for extension field faculty, master gardeners, agency professionals and crop consultants. They will include presentations on monitoring techniques, pest identification and pest management techniques.
Ship and save with OAN Trucks to 2015 Summer Trade Shows
The OAN is coordinating trucks to three summer trade shows — Cultivate'15, IGC Chicago and IGC Baltimore. Space is limited and reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
To make a reservation, fill out the order form here and send it to Mellissa Sumner (firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 503-682-5099). For questions, contact Mellissa at 503-582-2010.
Register today for the 2015 International Trials Conference and save $50
Held in conjunction with the 2015 Farwest Show in Portland, Oregon, the prestigious
2015 International Trials Conference promises to be an incredible experience. Educational programming and tours will further the mission of encouraging the creation of universal evaluation criteria and collaboration among plant trial locations, resulting in more meaningful trial data.
Attendees who register before July 31 will save $50 off the regular price of $449. Student/teacher passes are also available for $199. For more information about the conference, visit www.FarwestShow.com/trials.shtml.
Register for the Farwest Show
Register today for the largest green industry trade show in the West. The 2015 Farwest Show takes place Aug. 27–29 at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland.
By attending, you will find far more to see, make far more connections with thousands of top industry professionals, and gain far more ideas. Bundle your Expo Pass with tours, seminars, pesticide classes or the Equipment Innovation Day, and save. Register now and grab the early bird discount to save even more.
♦ June 11 - Join us at the Duffers Classic. Reconnect with friends and compete to be the top dog. You'll help us elect legislators from both sides of the aisle who support our nursery industry.
Salem-Keizer Volcanoes present Oregon Nursery Industry Night
♦ June 26 - The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, Class A Affiliate of the world champion San Francisco Giants, will take on the Spokane Indians at 6:35 p.m. at Keizer Stadium. All members are encouraged to attend. Download the flyer for details and special ticket rates.
♦ July 21 - Join us in honoring OAN's nursery pioneers — members who are over the age of 60 with 20-plus years in the nursery industry. The event will take place at Persimmon Country Club, 500 S.E. Butler Road, Gresham, Oregon. The cost is $25 — free for pioneers — and includes a salmon or prime rib dinner served at 6:30 p.m. RSVP by July 14 to email@example.com or 360-772-3082.
International Trials Conference
♦ August 24-27 - If you conduct or use plant trials, register for this cutting-edge conference focusing on the latest research and techniques of trialing annual, perennial and woody plants.
♦ August 27-29 - The 2015 Farwest Show is far beyond what you've come to expect from a green industry show. At Farwest — the biggest show in the West — you'll find far more to see, make far more connections with thousands of top industry connections, and gain far more ideas. Farwest: Far From Ordinary.
Farwest Equipment Innovation Day
♦ August 25 - Field demos and product innovations in action!
♦ August 26 - Grow your success and competitive advantage. Discover new varieties. Meet new growers and suppliers. Explore new ideas. And meet other wonderful people and leaders in our industry.
Farwest Keynote Speaker: Ron Rosenberg
♦ August 27 - Award-winning marketing and customer service expert Ron Rosenberg will bring his brand of business and professional development to Farwest to help growers, retailers, landscapers, wholesale buyers and suppliers discover hidden opportunities and then take action for positive outcomes. Free to registered Farwest attendees.
Farwest Pub Crawl
♦ August 27 - Join our "beer sherpas" and explore the best that Portland's local craft brewers have to offer! This fun networking event is open to all Farwest participants.
Volunteer leaders serve as industry voice in Washington, D.C.
U.S. appeals court rules against Obama's action to shield millions from deportation
Drought declared in eight more Oregon counties
White House unveils National Strategy to Promote Pollinator Health
Eight tips to reduce landscape watering
Second annual Equipment Innovation Day set for Farwest Show week
NurseryGuide.com reports another spike in traffic
Get the most out of your membership with the 2015 OAN Member Resource Guide
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