WHO WE ARE

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Tree Improvement

Nursery Production

Sales & Service

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.

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Strategic Partnerships

IFCO has partnered with universities, government agencies, and landowners throughout
the South.

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Co-OPS

IFCO participates in seven research and genetic cooperatives and is committed to bringing what was once only available to the elite to every landowner.

GOVERNMENT

IFCO collaborates with more than 10 state and federal agencies to bring the latest in government programs to landowners.

LANDOWNERS

IFCO provides education for landowners and cooperates with them to test genetic material throughout the Southeast.

2004

International Forest Company is acquired by Patrick Mobley

2004

2006

IFCO headquarters were relocated to Moultrie, GA

2006

2008

All seedling production was moved to Moultrie, GA

2008

2010-2012

Continued pivot expansion in Moultrie, GA. Average 8 million seedling increase per year

2010-2012

2013

IFCO purchased the DeRidder, LA location and converted the facility into a containerized pine seedling nursery

2013

2013

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

2013

2016

Preston Mobley joined the family business after graduating from The University of Georgia

2016

2016

IFCO acquired four bareroot nursery locations from Weyerhaeuser Company. Those locations include Washington, NC; Jesup, GA; Camden, AL; Shubuta, MS

2016

2018

IFCO acquired a bareroot nursery and seed orchard from Summit Helicopters in Verbena, AL

2018

2019

Purchased Slaydon Creek Seed Orchard (TX) and Dawson Seed Orchard (GA)

2019

2021

Converted the Pine Hill nursery into a dual purpose facility with the addition of two pivots for container production.

2021

2021

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.

2021

2022

The Pine Hill nursery was further expanded with two additional pivots taking the total container production at this facility to 16 million seedlings.

2022

2022

Expanded container production at our Washington, NC facility. This facility now grows 10.5 million container seedlings.

2022

Not All Seedlings Are Created Equal

IFCO takes pride in producing a product that will exceed the expectations of our clients.  Whether it be research and development, nursery management, or customer service our team is dedicated to your success.

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 operates the most modern, state-of-the-art nurseries to ensure that the highest quality seedlings are delivered to our landowners.

IFCO custom packages each seedling and ships directly from our nurseries to the landowner.

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