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The Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio Inc. (NGLCO) held its 48th Annual Summer Field Days event on Aug 11 at the Chalet Debonne Vineyards. Located in Madison, Ohio, the vineyard is the largest estate winery in the state and maintains 175 acres of vines.
Designed to provide association members with the latest on techniques and innovations, the event presents information in a format that encourages the exchange of ideas and networking opportunities for all those who attend. OSU Extension researchers and educators were on hand throughout the day to meet with members and share information.
The event included a trade show where more than 150 exhibitors, including equipment dealers and industry suppliers presented a wide range of equipment, products and services geared toward Ohio’s dynamic nursery and landscape industry. Other activities included winery tours, workshops and Ohio certified nursery technician exams.
The Lake County region has more than 100 licensed nurseries and a nursery stock that covers more than 5,000 acres. Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio member nurseries generate a combined annual sales volume exceeding $90,000,000 operating nurseries varying in size from less than an acre to more than 900 acres. The Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio was formed in 1927 as an educational forum for Lake County, Ohio, nurseries.
For more information, visit nglco.com
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