Wednesday January 23rd: New Plants Workshop* 9 am–5 pm | Room 5A Upstairs Option A
Get ahead of the curve with this world class panel of plant developers and researchers. New plant varieties drive the market by not only producing better plants for consumers but by improving genetics. Find out how new plants can wow your customers while improving the bottom line for growers who benefit from new plants’ pest and disease resistance, faster production times and reduced inputs to produce quality plants. 6 CEUs applied for 9:00 am Amanda Hershberger Plant Breeder, Syngenta 10:00 am David Roberts Plant Breeder, Bailey’s Innovations 11:00 am John Ruter University of Georgia 12:00 pm Lunch 1:00 pm Ethan Guthrie Atlanta Botanical Gardens 2:00 pm Allan Armitage 3:00 pm Mike Duvall Star Roses and Plants 4:00 pm Matthew Chappell University of Georgia
Friday Jan. 25th: Trade Show Walkabout with Allan Armitage from 1 pm–2 pm Trade Show Floor Option R:
Tour the trade show floor with one of Georgia’s green industry legends, Allan Armitage. Get his take on hot new plants and trends and learn from his longstanding relationships with some of the favorite growers. It’s a crash course in spotting the best of the best from the WINTERGREEN exhibitors. Meet at the trade show entrance.