Gulf States Horticultural Expo Set For Jan. 29-31 In Mobile

Allen D. Owings  |  4/25/2005 10:44:23 PM

News Release Distributed 01/09/04

The LSU AgCenter is among the sponsors for the 2004 Gulf States Horticultural Expo scheduled for Jan. 29-31 at the Arthur Outlaw Convention Center and Adams Mark Hotel in Mobile, Ala.

The annual event will feature a 650-booth trade show and educational sessions for green industry professionals in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the surrounding states.

Concurrent educational sessions for landscape contractors, wholesale woody ornamental growers, greenhouse crop producers, and garden center managers and support staff are set for 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Jan. 29. Other sessions will highlight plant materials and pest management.

The trade show will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Jan. 30 and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Jan. 31 and will feature the latest plants and products for nursery and landscape professionals.

The 2004 Gulf States Horticultural Expo is a joint effort of the Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association, Mississippi Nursery and Landscape Association, and Alabama Nurserymen’s Association in cooperation with the LSU AgCenter, Auburn University and Mississippi State University. Additional support this year is being provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program and USDA’s Risk Management Agency.

For more details on the program and to obtain registration forms, visit Trade show badges are available via online pre-registration or on site for $15. Registration fees for the educational program are $75 per person.

Additional information on the Gulf States Horticultural Expo also is available from LSU AgCenter horticulturists Dr. Allen Owings and Anthony Witcher by calling (225) 578-2222.


Contact: Allen Owings at (225) 578-2222 or

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