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IFCO Seedlings owns and operates five bareroot and six container nurseries located strategically across the southeast. Our container nurseries are located in NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, and LA. Our bareroot nurseries located in NC, GA, AL, and MS. Our nurseries are supported by a strong network of seed orchards that are setup for production and collection of high performing open pollinated and controlled pollinated selections. The Mobley family continue to make significant investments into technology, seed-producing complexes, nursery locations, and key personnel. It is our great privilege to serve you and continue to work as partners in your reforestation efforts.
IFCO has partnered with universities, government agencies, and landowners throughout
IFCO participates in seven research and genetic cooperatives and is committed to bringing what was once only available to the elite to every landowner.
IFCO collaborates with more than 10 state and federal agencies to bring the latest in government programs to landowners.
IFCO provides education for landowners and cooperates with them to test genetic material throughout the Southeast.
International Forest Company is acquired by Patrick Mobley
IFCO headquarters were relocated to Moultrie, GA
All seedling production was moved to Moultrie, GA
Continued pivot expansion in Moultrie, GA. Average 8 million seedling increase per year
IFCO purchased the DeRidder, LA location and converted the facility into a containerized pine seedling nursery
International Forest Genetics and Seed (IFG&S) was formed to build a strong research and development arm to our operations. IFG&S manages numerous seed orchard complexes and secures the critical seed needed to run our nursery operations
Preston Mobley joined the family business after graduating from The University of Georgia
IFCO acquired four bareroot nursery locations from Weyerhaeuser Company. Those locations include Washington, NC; Jesup, GA; Camden, AL; Shubuta, MS
IFCO acquired a bareroot nursery and seed orchard from Summit Helicopters in Verbena, AL
Purchased Slaydon Creek Seed Orchard (TX) and Dawson Seed Orchard (GA)
Converted the Pine Hill nursery into a dual purpose facility with the addition of two pivots for container production.
Purchased land in Aiken County, SC to build a new state of the art container seedling nursery. This facility will be called the Windsor Nursery and will have the capacity to grow 60 million seedlings.
The Pine Hill nursery was further expanded with two additional pivots taking the total container production at this facility to 16 million seedlings.