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

Our annual Conference Poster Session showcases plant production research as well as practical or new ideas. Consider preparing a poster on cool things you do in your company, some new production or propagation process or a new piece of equipment. We have a step by step guide to help you through the process:  GUIDE . We’ll even print the poster for you and get it to the conference in Madison – doesn’t get easier than that! Check out details on the poster registration form  HERE


Madison, Wisconsin: October 16-19, 2019

Registrations are pouring in for our conference next month! Don't miss the action - register by October 1st and save! Nothing beats the person-to-person connection encountered on a tour bus, at coffee break, or poring over posters. Mingle with industry leaders and experience the best of horticulture in the greater Madison area. Join us in beautiful downtown Madison! Find full details on our website HERE . Re gister online HERE or download a hard copy HERE .


Help us make this year's silent and live auctions a success as well as a great time! Whether you can attend the conference in Madison or not, your contribution of items for the auction are needed. Unique, new and rare plants are especially welcomed. Non-plant items such as books, caps, artwork, gift certificates or something special from your hometown or business make great contributions as well. HERE for more. Please register your items prior to the conference to make things easier for the volunteers who organize the auction!

Lions, Tigers and Plants - Oh, my!
Cincinnati Zoo Area Meeting Recap

Forty attendees enjoyed a fantastic day at the IPPS Area Meeting held at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on August 20 th.    Photos and more HERE.


  • IPPS Eastern Region Foundation is introducing a new program to support internship experiences related to nursery production, plant propagation, ornamental research or plant collections for students or novice employees (< 5-years of experience). Click HERE for more and to apply - deadline October 15, 2019.
  • NASA's Kennedy Space Center is looking for undergraduate and graduate student interns to help with Space Crop Production. Interested students will need to log in to to create a profile, and then search for opportunities. Spring and fall internships last 14-16 weeks, summer internships are 10 weeks long. Interns receive a stipend. For consideration for spring 2020 (1/13/20 - 5/01/20), apply by October 18, 2019. Students must be US citizens attending US accredited universities. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and must be currently enrolled.

Job Opportunities:

Visit our website for a listing of job openings HERE . Have a position to post? Send the position title, business, location and application link to