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What’s ‘Plantufacturing?’ Find out at Farwest


August 13, 2013
By Dave Harrison

Aug. 13, 2013, Portland, OR — The 2013 Farwest Trade Show (Aug. 22-24)
offers a diverse docket of speakers and seminars that will further the
professional knowledge of every attendee.

Aug. 13, 2013, Portland, OR — The 2013 Farwest Trade Show (Aug. 22-24) offers a diverse docket of speakers and seminars that will further the professional knowledge of every attendee.
 
Now in its 41st year, the show is a must-attend for industry leaders looking for the latest solutions – and one of its hallmarks is the opportunity to hear about the latest developments, trends and best practices from industry luminaries.
 
During the three days of seminars, more than 35 hours of professional development will be offered, many qualifying for continuing education units (CEUs).

Among the presentations:
 
• Dr. Charlie Hall, professor and Ellison Chair in International Floriculture, Texas A&M University – “Lessons from the Rearview Mirror to Keep Your Windshield Clean Next Time!”
 
• Joe Whitworth, president of Freshwater Trust – “The Future of Conservation: Restoration and Green Infrastructure”
  
• Leslie Halleck with Halleck Horticultural – “Creative Digital Content and Social Media.”
 
• Kelly D. Norris, horticulture manager of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden – “HortiCULTURE: The Gardening Revolution” and “Plantufacturing: How New Plants are Selected and Launched.”
 
 • C. Colston Burrell, Native Landscape Design and Restoration – “Native Plants and Ecological Design: Myths and Realities,” and
“Seasonal Splendor: Year Round Colour with Natives and Site Adapted Species.”
 
A one-day Farwest seminar pass is $75, and a three-day pass is $115.
 
For more information, visit www.FarwestShow.com or call 800-342-6401.

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