NGLCO Hosts Annual Summer Field Days Event

The event featured more than 150 exhibitors, including equipment dealers and industry suppliers presenting a variety of equipment, products geared toward Ohio’s dynamic landscape industry.

📅   Fri September 09, 2016 - Midwest Edition #19


(L-R):?Art Westfall, Brian Speelman and Brian Gillard, all of Ohio CAT, spoke with attendees about the show special on this Cat 299D2 compact track loader.
(L-R):?Art Westfall, Brian Speelman and Brian Gillard, all of Ohio CAT, spoke with attendees about the show special on this Cat 299D2 compact track loader.
(L-R):?Art Westfall, Brian Speelman and Brian Gillard, all of Ohio CAT, spoke with attendees about the show special on this Cat 299D2 compact track loader.
Anthony Licursi (L) and Tim Walker, both of Licursi Garden Center, spoke with attendees about this Gravely Atlas JSV 3000 jobsite utility vehicle.
Veronica Nunez (L) of Losely Nursey joins Annette Howard (R)?of Briar Rose Nurseries to welcome Bill Wilson of Wilsons Nursery to the NCLCO annual Summer Field Days.
Outgoing NGLCO President Gary Meivogel (L) of Ridge Manor Nurseries, takes a moment to congratulate incoming NGLCO President Doug Diehl of Losely Nurseries.
(L-R): Steve Schultz of Mentor MFG catches up with Nate Hicks and Tom Varcak of Cottage Gardens.
Joe Dawson and Jim Burkhammer of Cenweld Truck Bodies & Equipment stand at the Valley Ford Truck Sales equipment display.

The 49th annual Summer Field Days event held by the Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio Inc. (NGLCO) was held on Aug. 9 at Ohio's largest estate winery, Chalet Debonne Vineyards, which maintains 175 acres of vines.

The event featured more than 150 exhibitors, including equipment dealers and industry suppliers presenting a variety of equipment, products and services geared toward Ohio's dynamic nursery and landscape industry. Ohio State University extension researchers and educators also were available throughout the day to provide information and address specific concerns in one on one conversations. Association members also were invited to bring employees of Ohio Certified Nursery Technician Exams.

The association's annual Summer Field Days event presents association members with an opportunity to learn about the latest industry related updates and innovations in a fun and relaxing atmosphere designed to encourage networking and the exchange of ideas.

The Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio was formed in 1927 as an educational and advocacy forum for Lake County's nursery industry. The association's membership now totals more than 100 licensed nurseries and a nursery stock operations. With an estimated wholesale figure of more than $90 million in sales annually, Lake County's nursery industry employs more than 2,700 full and part-time workers.

For more information, visit http://nglco.com.