MARCH 2019
IPPS is a place for both newbies and experts to learn more about plant 
production  and propagation. Come in and find your seat!  

A n amazing corporate campus and some of the University's delights!

The IPPS-ER conference tour the afternoon of Thursday, October 17th will start with an exceptional tour at one of the largest company campuses in the area, Epic Systems in Verona, WI. Back in Madison, we will visit the University of Wisconsin Arboretum and then on to Allen Centennial Garden, the artful living laboratory and public botanical garden of the Horticulture Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  More HERE .

Extreme Botany

Of the thousands of imperiled plant species listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, 43 species are trees native to the US. This article talks about the people who are making a difference for imperiled plant species, people akin to our own Tom Ranney,  Charles Tubesing and Kris Bachtell. Are there others in IPPS who work in this field? Let us hear your stories!

You can be a Top Recruiter!
Y ou can join the elite Top Recruiters "club" by encouraging colleagues to become members of the IPPS Eastern Region! Whoever recruits the most NEW paying members from Sept. 23, 2018 through Oct. 15, 2019 will receive a FREE 2020 membership AND sport a flashy name tag ribbon at the Madison Conference. (S orry, student memberships don't count because they don't pay dues ). Join in the fun of this friendly competition to keep our membership growing!  Our 2019 Top Recruiter was Alan Jones of Manor View Farm in Monkton, Maryland. Alan received a free 2019 IPPS membership (worth $150) for his efforts to grow IPPS. 

IPPS Eastern Region 2019 Conference:
Come to the U.S. Heartland to learn the latest on propagation, production, and new plant breeding from industry leaders.   T ours will visit major propagation and production nurseries, botanical gardens, and corporate landscape designs across southern Wisconsin. Save the dates!