April 4, 2017 Lincoln, Neb. — Since 1953, homeowners have turned to “Backyard Farmer” for science-based answers to their toughest gardening questions. Expert panelists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are preparing to answer new viewer questions when the 65th season of the show premieres at 7 p.m. April 6 on NET1. “Backyard Farmer” was created by George Round, director of University Relations, and Jack McBride, founder of the University of […]
The NNLA Board is working hard to keep our organization relevant and build value to current and potential members. We need and truly value your input.
Tom Hamernik, Past President
Bluebird Nursery, Clarkson, NE
April 6th, 2017
January 30th, 2017
The Nebraska Nursery & Landscape Association announces the election of the organization’s Board of Directors for 2017. Elections were held in conjunction with the association’s Nebraska GREAT PLAINS Conference on January 24-25 in Omaha. The following new Directors were elected: Jason Kuehl, NCN, Plant Right, LLC, and Rod Ruzanic, Wolf Landscape Design were elected to serve a three-year term from 2017 – 2019 as Directors on the Board. Those continuing […]
January 27th, 2017
The results are in for the 2020 GreatPlants of the Year! The candidates were voted on by attendees of the 2017 Great Plains Conference. Winners are picked 3 years in advance so nurseries and garden centers have enough time to source or grow plant material before the winners are announced and promoted to the buying public.
January 5th, 2017
2017 Board Nominations Nominations for the three open positions on the NNLA Board have been sent in and we are excited about the candidates who wish to serve on the board. Two director positions and one Vice President position will be open for election during the Business Meeting at the 2017 Nebraska GREAT PLAINS Conference. There is a three year term assigned to the director positions and a two-year term […]
October 14th, 2016
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been found in Nebraska. Currently Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties are under state and federal EAB quarantine. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture and USDA will hold meetings for industry members to learn more about the EAB quarantine, regulated articles and how to move regulated articles so they are in compliance with the quarantine. Articles which are regulated in this quarantine include any ash […]
August 26th, 2016
Federated Insurance is offering a Risk Management Academy session from 9:00 – 5:00 on September 29, 2016 at Embassy Suites in La Vista. This is a great way to learn to help prevent the losses chipping away at your bottom line and connect with industry peers facing similar challenges and insurance professionals committed to helping your business thrive. Who should attend? Owners HR Managers Designated risk managers This is a complimentary […]
July 1st, 2016
The NNLA Board is looking to current members to help grow the association. At a recent board meeting, the board decided to begin a Membership Dollars Program. If a current NNLA member recruits a new member, they would receive $25 in Membership Dollars. These dollars could be used toward NNLA-sponsored events such as the Summer Field Days and the Nebraska GREAT PLAINS Conference. The more members you recruit, the more […]
June 10th, 2016
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has confirmed that emerald ash borer (EAB) was discovered during a site inspection in Omaha’s Pulaski Park on June 6, 2016. Nebraska becomes the 27th state to confirm the presence of EAB, joining neighboring states of Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Colorado. The current treatment consideration zone extends from Fort Calhoun to Plattsmouth and from Gretna to east of Council Bluffs (see right column). NDA has […]
May 3rd, 2016
NNLA Members Bill and Lavon Stuart from Stuarts Flowers ‘n Produce received an Honorary State FFA Degree from the Nebraska FFA Association. This award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the success of the FFA on a local, district or state level. They received this award during the FFA Convention on April 8.
March 10th, 2016
Great Plains Nursery received the Johnny Appleseed Award last week from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum for sustained personal involvement in tree planting in Nebraska. Congratulations on this honor!