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Mid-Year State of Green Industry
Speaker: Dr. Charlie Hall Texas A&M Horticultural Sciences




Session Title:  Mid-Year State of Green Industry

Thursday, August 5  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM .... CEU: TNLA 1

Description:  In this session, Charlie will discuss the current economic conditions, the status of the lingering effects of COVID-19, and the mid-year outlook for the green industry. He will also incorporate a discussion of the structural changes already brought about by C-19 and the business responses (key success factors) that are necessary for success in the NEW green industry marketplace. Are you trying to determine your best strategic path forward? Then you do not want to miss this session!


Dr. Charlie Hall

Ellison Chair in International Floriculture at Texas A&M University
A native of North Carolina, Dr. Charlie Hall received a B.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Tennessee in 1984, a Master's Degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design from the University of Tennessee in 1986, and his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University. He began his academic career at Texas A&M University in 1988, where he spent 13 years on the faculty before joining the faculty at the University of Tennessee in 2002. In August 2007, Dr. Hall returned to Texas A&M University as Professor and Ellison Chair in International Floriculture.
Dr. Hall's expertise is in the production and marketing of Green Industry crops is nationally recognized in academia and among the horticultural clientele he serves.  His major research, teaching, & extension areas of specialization include strategic management, market situation/outlook, cost accounting, and financial analysis for Green Industry firms. 
Dr. Hall currently serves as Chief Economist for AmericanHort and as Co-Chair of the Advisory Council for Seed Your Future. He also served on the board of directors for America in Bloom, and currently serves as a Special Adviosr to the board. He is an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association, and has received TNLA’s Award for Outstanding Service to the Nursery Industry.  He is also a member of the Hall of Fame and Honorary Lifetime Member of the Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association. 

Professor & Ellison Chair
Department of Horticultural Sciences
Texas A&M University
2133 TAMU | College Station, TX 77843-2133
PH: 979-458-3277 | FAX: 979-845-0627
charliehall@tamu.edu

ellisonchair.tamu.edu


EDUCATION SPONSOR: Landmark Nurseries, Inc.  
Landmark Nurseries is dedicated to continually supplying top quality plant material while maintaining superior customer service. These goals and focus allow Landmark to continue to provide a strong foundation for their continued growth and support of the green industry. In addition to its wholesale locations, Landmark operates four growing facilities located throughout Texas in Edgewood, Grand Saline, Kirbyville, and Round Rock. From annuals, perennials, shrubs, ground cover, to trees, each operation specializes in different aspects of Landmark’s goal to service the green industry as a whole. The farms encompass over 900 acres allowing Landmark to grow quality products while being able to maintain fair pricing.

HISTORY -- Landmark Nurseries, Inc. was founded over 20 years ago by Jim Prewitt. Jim began his landscape career doing jobs for friends and neighbors and soon after opened his first wholesale nursery in Garland, Texas. In 1992, Landmark moved from Garland to Coppell, Texas to set up new corporate headquarters and begin a long term goal of expanding facilities to service landscapers across the state. Since then, four other wholesale distribution locations have been added to major markets in Texas.

Address:     1510 Royston Ln, Round Rock, TX 78664
Email:    jprewitt@landmarknurseries.com    
Contact:   Jim Prewitt
Phone:    (512) 251-9238   FAX:  (512) 251-7117

 




The World is Our Campus!  
Horticulture encompasses a unique blend of art, science, and technology. The Texas A&M Department of Horticultural Sciences offers two undergraduate and three graduate degrees that prepare students for a myriad of diverse career opportunities.



Address:     TAMU 2133 College Station, TX 77843-2133
Email:    hortweb@tamu.edu     Contact:  
Phone:    979.845.5341   FAX:  979.845.0627


             



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