Calendar of Events

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Keep up-to-date on Forrest Keeling events like our biannual Fall Field Days. We also post other items of interest from the nursery and green industry, including conferences and symposiums that we support and at which are scheduled to present a paper or have a booth.

December, 2018

Merry Christmas!

December 25

Best wishes to you and yours for a Merry Christmas and a blessed holiday season from Forrest Keeling Nursery!

January, 2019

New Year's Day!

January 1, 2019

MANTS: Mid-Atlantic Nursery and Trade Show

January 9, 2019 through January 11, 2019, Baltimore, MD

The Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show or MANTS® is widely known as The Masterpiece of Trade Shows™ was incorporated in Maryland early in 1970. Its co-sponsors are the state Nursery and Landscape Associations of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.  Come see Kim, Lupe and Eric at our booth!

Indiana Green Expo 2016

January 10, 2019 through January 11, 2019, Indianapolis, IN

Indiana’s largest, most comprehensive green industry event of the year! Offering over 75 educational seminars plus a Spanish track; certification opportunities— ICPI, NCMA, IAH and CORE; in-depth workshops; numerous CEUs and CCHs to be earned and a two-day trade show!

Great Plains Growers

January 10, 2019 through January 12, 2019, St. Joseph,, MO

Great Plains Growers Conference (GPGC) is a combination of two great conferences:  Great Plains Vegetable Conference and Mid-America Fruit Conference.  The three-day conference features presentations by knowledgeable speakers from throughout the nation. The conference showcases educational information from all five states:  Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota, along with vegetable specialists and growers from those states.  

The Great Plains Growers Conference is proudly held at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO.


InVigorateU 2019

January 14, 2019 through January 15, 2019, Bloomington, IL

Western Trade Show & Education

January 16, 2019 through January 18, 2019, Kansas City, MO

The Western Nursery & Landscape Association is the biggest Midwestern horticultural event of the year! This year's Western features a trade show, education, networking opportunities, and a new plant fashion show. Don't miss it and be sure to stop at the Forrest Keeling booth and say 'hi' to Kim, Eric, Mary and Lupe.

Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association

January 23, 2019 through January 25, 2019, Ankeny, IA

Midwest Fish and Wildlife

January 27, 2019 through January 30, 2019, Cleveland, OH

The 79th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference will be held January 27-30, 2019 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. The theme of the meeting is "Communicating Science to Fan the Flames of Conservation."


January 30, 2019 through February 1, 2019, Schaumburg,, IL

iLandscape is one of the 50 fastest growing tradeshows in the country according to Tradeshow Executive Magazine. Come find out why at the 5th annual iLandscape show!

Agroforestry Symposium

January 30, 2019, Columbia, MO

February, 2019

ProGreen Expo

February 6, 2019 through February 8, 2019, Denver, CO

ProGreen EXPO is the only green industry conference of its kind in the Rocky Mountain Region. 


February 22, 2019 through February 24, 2019, Schaumburg, IL

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, the nation’s largest upland-themed event, will be held February 22, 23 & 24, 2019, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in suburban Chicago.

March, 2019

Missouri Community Forestry

March 13, 2019 through March 15, 2019, St. Louis, MO

The Missouri Community Forestry Council Annual State Conference will be held in St. Louis, MO March 13-15, 2019.