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Landscape Architect/Designer

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Applicants for the landscape design position should have a Bachelors or an Associate Degree in Landscape Architecture/Design and a minimum of three years’ experience in landscape design. They will need a strong knowledge of plant material, hardscapes, design technique, and theory that can be utilized in creating landscapes that are unique and reflect the client’s needs. To succeed in this position you must have good communication skills be creative, client focused, organized, results oriented, and able to work independently and with the team....

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Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Full time Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA. Excellent benefit package including medical/dental/401K/vacation. Qualifications: Horticulture or Ag Business degree, or equivalent experience in the nursery/greenhouse industry. Technical knowledge of plants required. JOB DUTIES: Assist in daily purchasing of Bedding Plants, Perennials, Tropicals, Nursery Stock, Houseplants, and Bulbs Establish & maintain relationships with our grower partners, both woody and herbaceous, across the U.S. Assist in planning production schedules...

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2016 Exhibitor Registration Now Open

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

2016 Exhibitor Registration Now Open

The ISU Shade Tree Short Course and INLA Trade Show exhibitor registration is now open! Your participation is critical to the excitement of our conference, association, and statewide horticulture industry. Download Exhibitor Packet Iowa State’s annual Shade Tree Short Course is once again teaming up with the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association’s Trade Show. The partnership brings exhibitors an even bigger, better opportunity to connect with potential clients by highlighting the best of both worlds and incorporating...

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2016 Exhibitor Registration is Now Open!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

ISU Shade Tree Short Course INLA Trade Show Exhibitor Registration is Now Open!   The Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course and Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association committee and board would like to welcome you to Ames and to the biggest and best horticultural nursery event in the State of Iowa! The last 6 years we have averaged over 700 horticulture, tree, and landscape experts in one location to learn, share, and promote our industry together. Attendees will vary from INLA members, IA Arborist members, to municipal employees...

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2015 Day of Service; Huge Success!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

2015 IOWA NURSERY & LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION’S DAY OF SERVICE WAS ANOTHER SUCCESS! Cedar Rapids, IA – The 2015 Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association Day of Service was held on September 11 at Linn Hall on the Kirkwood Campus in Cedar Rapids, IA. Annually INLA holds a Day of Service at a location in Iowa to remember the events of 9/11/2001 and to ask its members and citizens of Iowa to volunteer to give back in the community. Around 29 volunteers participated in the 2015 Day of Service, students from Kirkwood and Iowa State University...

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Extension Online Store

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Resources | 0 comments

Uniform Resource Locator (URL): https://store.extension.iastate.edu/?TopicID=10 Purchase or download publications from the ISU Extension Online...

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Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Resources | 0 comments

Uniform Resource Locator (URL): http://www.ent.iastate.edu/pidc/ The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home. The PIDC is a joint effort between Iowa State University Extension Plant Pathology, Entomology, Horticulture, and...

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Horticulture and Home Pest News

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Resources | 0 comments

Uniform Resource Locator (URL): http://www.ipm.iastate.edu/ipm/hortnews/ Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists in the Departments of Entomology, Horticulture and Plant...

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Landscape Crew Member Position

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Ability to work within a team to complete projects. Have a strong natural work ethic & enjoy physical labor outdoors Have the ability to drive and operate all equipment required to successfully complete landscape activities or possess the willingness to learn.  (I.e. dump trucks, skidsters and accessories, tractors, small power equipment, and hand tools). Display the ability to follow company Safety Program. A valid Iowa Drivers license preferred.  CDL license a plus. Knowledge of standard landscape practices a plus but not required....

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Purchasing Manager Position

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Foster’s, Inc., the Midwest’s leading wholesale distributor of lawn & garden, outdoor décor and landscaping supplies is seeking an experienced individual to lead our product acquisition team. The successful candidate will have significant experience in supplier relations, buying supervision and purchasing. A four-year degree is desired. An exceptional understanding of purchasing methodologies, metrics and establishing computer tools to streamline and improve the purchasing process is required. A personal interest in gardening would be...

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