NGLCO Presents Annual Summer Field Days Event

The event presents information in a format that encourages the exchange of ideas and networking opportunities for all those who attend.

📅   Sun September 13, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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Art Westfall (L), Ohio CAT, talks about Caterpillar equipment with Karl Losely.
Art Westfall (L), Ohio CAT, talks about Caterpillar equipment with Karl Losely.
Art Westfall (L), Ohio CAT, talks about Caterpillar equipment with Karl Losely. Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio President Elect, Myra Wallace (L) of Demore Nursery Sales and current President, Joe Dawson of Valley Ford Truck Sales, greet attendees of the Annual Summer Field Days event. (L-R): Mike Kress, Dane Moore and Jon Wickline, all of Southeastern Equipment, answer questions about Case machines. Steve Schulz (L) of Mentor Mfg. talks with Jorge Cabrera of Flores Landscaping about the features of this Kubota SVL90-2 compact track loader. Indy Equipment’s Rick Kolar (L) and Alan  Hales showcase a lineup of Takeuchi and Wacker Neuson equipment at the event. Anthony Licursi of Licursi Home & Garden tries out the recently introduced Gravely Atlas JSV utility vehicle.

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