Allen D. Owings

Owings, Allen D.
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B.S. - Southeastern Louisiana University (Plant Science), 1986
M.S. - Louisiana State University (Horticulture), 1988
Ph.D. - Mississippi State University (Horticulture), 1991

Extension Responsibilities

Statewide leader for LSU AgCenter extension programs providing service to nursery, landscape and garden center professionals.

Research Responsibilities

Project Leader for LAB94144 - Continuation of Studies Pertaining to Evaluation and Performance Enhancement of Ornamental Plants for Landscape Use in Louisiana

Professional Society Activities

Director, Research and Education, LA Nursery and Landscape Association
University Board Representative, LA Nursery and Landscape Foundation for Scholarship and Research
Honorary Member, LA Society for Horticultural Research
Past President and LA Extension Representative, SERA-IEG 27 - Nursery and Landscape Systems
Past President and Member, Azalea Society of America - Louisiana Chapter
Life Member, Azalea Society of America
4 Term Past President and Member, Baton Rouge Rose Society
Member and Past President, Baton Rouge Landscape Association
Board Member, Newsletter Editor and Past President, Louisiana State Horticulture Society
Member, Southeast Louisiana Nursery Association
Member, Louisiana State Horticulture Society
Member, American Society for Horticultural Science
Member, American Society for Horticultural Science, Southern Region
Member, Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association
Member, National Association of County Agricultural Agents
Member, Alabama Nursery and Landscape Association
Member, Louisiana Turfgrass Association
Member, LSU Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta
Member, Louisiana Native Plant Society
Gulf District Director and Member, American Rose Society
Member, Baton Rouge Daylily Society
Member, North Shore Dayliliy Scoiety
Member, BREC's Friends of the Botanical Garden
Member, Friends of Hilltop Arboretum
Member, Garden Writers Association
Honorary Member, Burden Horticultural Society
Honorary Member, Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association

Media Contributions

Contributor Author, LNLA Quarterly Magazine (quarterly)
Contributing Author, Louisiana Gardener Magazine
Weekly Landscape Column, Hammond Star, Hammond, La.
Weekly Landscape Column, LSU AgCenter Communications, Baton Rouge, La.
Editor, Baton Rouge Rose Society Qaureterly Newsletter
Author, LSU AgCenter Trial Garden Report (twice monthly)
Author and Compiler, LSU AgCenter Ornamental Horticulture E-News Update (weekly)

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