Welcome to OAN's new members
Three new companies and individuals joined the Oregon Association of Nurseries in June. To these new members, welcome!
Greenhouse & Retail Chapters
Hood View Gardens LLC
Mt. Hood Chapter
Watsonville, CA 95076
Chapter: At Large
Tell the OAN Research Committee about your research needs and priorities
The OAN Research Committee would like to gain a better understanding from the diverse community of OAN members about our industry's research needs and priorities, so we can get the best return on our investment in research. The survey only takes a few minutes. Please take a moment to provide your feedback.
Take the survey
Create buzz about your pollinator-friendly plants at the 2016 Farwest Show Growers Showcase
This year's Growers Showcase at the 2016 Farwest Show will highlight "Plants with a Purpose: Pollinators." Growers who are Farwest exhibitors can showcase their pollinator-friendly plants in the creatively designed Growers Showcase. Each plant will be displayed with your company name and booth number to drive more traffic to your booth. Best of all, it's at NO additional cost to you!
Fill out your plant
submission form online or download the submission form and send to the OAN. For more information, contact Ali Pennell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-582-2010.
Ship and save with OAN Trucks to 2016 Summer Trade Shows
The OAN is coordinating trucks to two summer trade shows — Cultivate'16 and IGC Chicago — and we are forming a waitlist for a third, IGC Baltimore.
Space is limited and reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis. To make a reservation, fill out the order form and send it to Ali Pennell (email@example.com or fax it to 503-682-5099). For questions, contact Ali at 503-582-2010.
Clackamas Chapter - POSTPONED
♦ JULY 9 - The Clackamas Chapter golf outing scheduled for Saturday, July 9 has been postponed. A notice will be sent out to members, as soon as the new details are verified. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Amanda Staehely at 503-320-3466 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retail and Greenhouse Chapters
♦ JULY 27 - On Wednesday, July 27, the Retail and Greenhouse chapters will meet at The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton, Oregon. Tours of new plants — presented by Ball FloraPlant, EuroAmerican, PanAmerican Seed and Selecta — will be given at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by dinner and presentations from Ron Newble of EuroAmerican on the new selections. Also, Ty Boland and Mark Hunter of The Oregon Garden will give updates on the current garden plantings and the future direction of the botanical attraction. Cost is $30. For more information and to RSVP, contact Mark Leichty at email@example.com or 503-522-9678.
♦ AUGUST 25-27 - Register now for the Farwest Show, taking place Thursday–Saturday, August 25–27, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The show is growing; last year's attendees met over 400 exhibitors from across the globe and connected with over 6,000 industry professionals. This year is on track to be even better.
Registration offers range from a $5 admission for OAN members on up to combination tickets that help you save big. All include an early bird discount if you register now. More Info »
Farwest Nursery Tours
♦ AUGUST 24 - 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. These are just a few reasons to join one of the Farwest tours. More Info »
FREE Farwest Keynote Speaker: Dr. Charlie Hall
♦ AUGUST 25 - His speech, "Factors Affecting Short and Long-Term Demand in the Future," will share vital information that will guide the green industry as it formulates strategic marketing plans for the post-Great Recession economy. More Info »
Farwest Pub Crawl
♦ AUGUST 25 - With names like Vlad the Imp Aler, Organic Green Elephant and Survival Seven Grain Stout, you know you're in a town devoted to microbrews and that is appropriately nicknamed Beervana. Farwest is celebrating the city's beer culture with its 5th Annual Pub Crawl. Explore the best that Portland's local craft brewers has to offer! More Info »
Supreme Court deadlocks on Obama's executive order
Rising wages cause farmers and workers to adapt their outlook
Labor shortage points to decline in immigration
Oregon minimum wage goes up 25–50 cents on July 1
Video outlines Oregon's mandatory sick leave law
Oregon horticultural sales hit $932 million for 2014
OAN Resource Guide
For our valued members, we have put together the 2016 OAN Resource Guide — a free download for members only.
This 20-page PDF will help you get more from your OAN membership investment. It includes the full list of current OAN board, staff, chapter and committee contacts for the 2016 membership year. In addition, it has information about the member benefits that are available to you.
Download the Guide
Our range of respected publications and engaging events provide valuable opportunities to strategically deliver your message and help achieve your sales and marketing goals. From print to digital to in person at the Farwest Show, we can help you find the best way to reach key nursery industry decision-makers through advertising and sponsorship. And as an OAN member you receive exclusive discounts and can save even more with our frequency discount for multiple ads. Download our Media Kit for all the details and contact Blair Thompson at 503-582-2012 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how OAN advertising and sponsorship can help your business grow.
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