This annual event runs in conjunction with the CENTS trade show in Columbus, Ohio each January. It is a four-day workshop designed to give continuing education to the nursery industry, answer questions, and bring members up to date on the latest topics of interest in the field. Multiple seminars attract over 2,500 attendees and is a huge component of the outreach and extension program for the nursery and landscape industries.
The 85th Annual OSU Nursery Short Course!
NSC at 85: A Legacy of Education
In its 85 years, the Ohio State University's Nursery Short Course has been a constant source of top-notch, unbiased, progressive education for the horticulture industry. Generations of green industry professionals have attended NSC to benefit from the expansive and diverse education presented. NSC's legacy of inviting forward-thinking researchers, engaging educators, and industry experts to speak during the conference remains strong even today. A strong partnership between NSC and ONLA, unique in the US, ensures a valuable and comprehensive experience for attendees. 85 years after its establishment, NSC remains the Midwest's premier horticulture education event and continues to define the future of our nation's greenest industry.
Keynote Presentation! Dr. Michael Dirr
The OSU Nursery Short Course is pleased to host Dr. Michael Dirr.
Largely considered the industry's most sought-after expert, his fascinating history, tenure introducing new plant cultivars, and Ivy League pedigree promise to
make this year's Short Course the best yet! Wildly popular Mercer scholar and international author of thirteen books and 300+ publications, Michael Dirr brings a new level of energy and excitement! Dr. Michael Dirr will present a number of super sessions sure to please plant enthusiasts.
2013 will offer an nonstop impressive line-up of speakers including; Jim Paluch, Tom Shay and Dr. Bridget Behe to name just a few. Check out the At-a-Glance guide for a quick look.
Or for more details about the short course and its content, please visit the OSU Basic Green webpage.
OSU Students can also refer to the OSU Basic Green webpage for information on attending the short course for OSU credit.
$199 for a 3-Day Pass
Special Pricing for Students and Industry Educators!