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Speaker: Duane Huss, Operations Manager

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    Duane Huss, Operations Manager at Loma Vista Nursery Inc  
    Born and raised near Des Moines, Iowa he is a 1988 graduate of Iowa State University with a double major in Horticulture and Agronomy.

    Father of two sons who reside in Minnesota, he began his horticultural career at Bailey Nurseries in 1989 as the Plant Health Foreman, and left the company as Production Manager of Bailey’s 400 acre Illinois facility in 2015. In 2009 he was the recipient of the prestigious JV Bailey award for outstanding integrity, leadership and dedication.

    In his 33 year career Duane has developed over 350 acres of profitable nursery land, developed numerus liner programs, and is considered an industry leader in container growing practices for plant zones 3-6.

    Loma Vista Nursery
    ... Producing cold hardy field and container grown plant material since 1991  

    Loma Vista Nursery produces high quality container and field grown plants for retailers, wholesale distributors, and landscapers across the Midwest. We currently grow over 450 varieties of shade and ornamental trees, shrubs, perennials, and ornamental grasses. Founded in 1991 by Mark Clear, LVN is family owned and operated. Our 310 acre container production nursery is located in Ottawa, Kansas, just 40 minutes south of Kansas City. We have over 650 acres of in ground tree production just 20 minutes west of the container nursery in Baldwin City and Willow Springs, Kansas. Loma Vista Nursery also maintains a full service Landscape Distribution Center in Olathe, Kansas, to meet our local customer's needs.

    Address:   12905 W 143rd St. Olathe, KS 66062
    Contact:   Lyndsi Oestmann
    Phone:  (800) 313-7010   FAX:  (913) 681-5306