Fred Higginbotham III

Fred Higginbotham III - Growing Operations Manager, OCNT, OCPA

Fred earned a B. S. in Agriculture from The Ohio State University, where he majored in Crop Science. He also holds an Associate’s Degree in Floriculture from Alfred State. Fred joined Millcreek in March of 2005 upon completion of his six month internship with us. He began as an Assistant Grower in our IMPACT Department and later as the Head Grower. After a few years as the Head Grower in the IMPACT Perennial Department, Fred was promoted to Growing Operations Supervisor.

In the Spring of 2013 he was promoted to Growing Operations Manager and his responsibilities now encompass all aspects of Growing at Millcreek including projecting sales and growing figures, staffing and labor management in the growing areas, and budgeting. Fred is an Ohio Certified Nursery Technician as well as an Ohio Certified Pesticide Applicator.

When the work day ends Fred enjoys running, working on his hobby farm, and spending time with his beautiful wife and 4 children.

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