NNLA 2020 Fall Field Day

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (3:30 PM - 4:30 PM) (CDT)


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Click here to preview the behind the scenes virtual tours of Vala’s Pumpkin Patch and Apple Orchard featured in the 2020 Fall Field Day virtual event.

Explore Vala’s Pumpkin Patch for NNLA Fall Field Day!

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 3:30 p.m.

The NNLA Board of Directors is excited to partner with Vala’s Pumpkin Patch for an exclusive behind the scenes virtual video series!

Our Fall Field Day will feature Vala’s Agriculture Manager, Vaughn Hammond as he gives NNLA an in-depth look at this 100+ year old farm and its operations. With your registration, you will virtually tour the apple orchard, pumpkin patch and the vast plant and tree varieties that inhabit the property.

Earn up to 2.0 hours of continuing education hours. You will receive 1.0 hour for watching the video series and 1.0 hour for participating in the Q&A Networking Event.

The registration fee will be $45 for NNLA members and $95 for non-members.


The Virtual Fall Field Day will be emailed to registrants throughout the week of October 5th in a series of three videos. You will then have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A Zoom Networking Event on October 14th.


Grab your favorite beverage from the comfort of your office, home or truck and call in to network with other landscape and nursery professionals and ask Vaughn all your burning questions after watching the videos.


Show your support of NNLA by sponsoring this event – see flyer at the end of the newsletter for details.

Gold Sponsor - $500

:15 video to be played during each webinar (companies are responsible for production)

Sponsorship Slide shown during webinar opening

Logo listed with sponsors on all marketing materials

Silver Sponsor - $250

Sponsorship Slide shown during webinar opening

Logo listed with sponsors on all marketing materials


Vaughn Hammond is the Agriculture Manager at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch and Orchard in Gretna, NE. His career has focused around local foods and sustainable, alternative agriculture and the entrepreneurship related to small farming. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture and a Masters of Science in Entomology. His previous experience includes working as Orchard Manager at Kimmel Orchards in Nebraska City and Union Orchard in the Nebraska City Area as well as the University of Nebraska as an Extension Educator and Research Technologist focusing on local food production. He also spent time as an Agriculture Advisor in Afghanistan working with fruit, vegetable and honey producers in the Paktya Provence.

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