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For more information, contact:
Christy Cassady, Coordinator

Center for Crop Diversification
N-318 Agricultural Science Center
University of Kentucky
Lexington KY 40546-0091
(859) 257-1477

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This project is funded by the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund.

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Upcoming events

For meetings/workshops involving fruit and nut crops, see Fruit Facts newsletter

For meetings/workshops involving ornamental crops, see HortMemo meetings list

Please note: If you are unable to attend the Mountain Monday Series workshops at the Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability, they will be available live by U-stream at:

April 27-28 - 2015 High Tunnel Training, Ohio State University South Centers. Registration fee: $50. For details, click here.

April 28 - Organic Association of Kentucky field day, Transplant Production and Transplanting Techniques, University of Kentucky Horticulture Research Farm, 4321 Emmert Farm Lane, Lexington. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT. For details and registration information, click here.

April 29 - Regional Field Day, Knox County, 1 p.m. EDT. Soilless Culture Alternatives for Growing in Greenhouses and High Tunnels with Soil Issues. Speakers: Dr. Shubin Saha and Steve Berberich, University of Kentucky Department of Horticulture. Location: Bill Hacker's farm, 367 Scott Branch Road, Barbourville, KY. For more information, click here.

May 7 - Organic Association of Kentucky field day, Cover Crops/Fertility Management, Berea College, Berea, KY. Topics will include cover crops to choose in a given situation, methods for termination such as rolling/crimping, mowing, and plow-down, as well as general organic field crop management. Led by Sean Clark and Matt Wilson of Berea College. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT, at the Ag Building, 230 North Main Street, Berea, KY. Click here to register.

May 12 - 2015 University of Kentucky Wheat Field Day, 8:30 a.m. - noon CDT, UK Research and Education Center, 1205 Hopkinsville Street, Princeton. If using a GPS device, use the address of 1134 Hopkinsville Street, Princeton, KY 42445. Immediately following the program, the Kentucky Small Grain Growers' Association will provide a free lunch for those attending the field day. For more information, click here, or call Laurent Colette at 270-365-7541, ext. 264.

June 2 - Organic Association of Kentucky field day, Integrated Weed Management, University of Kentucky Horticulture Research Farm, 4321 Emmert Farm Lane, Lexington. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT. Led by Mark Williams and Tiffany Thompson of the UK Department of Horticulture. Topics will include how to optimize each step of production to create an integrated weed control system, and the development and use of a range of scale-appropriate cultivating tools, from hand tools to tractor driven cultivators. For more information and to register, click here.

June 18-19 - Comprehensive Elderberry Workshop & Field Tour, George Washington Carver Center, 3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City, MO. Early bird prices through May 1. For more information, go to, or contact Deni at 573-424-9693 or

June 25 - UKREC Horticulture Open House, 9 a.m. to noon CDT, 1205 Hopkinsville St, Princeton, KY 42445. Contact: Win Dunwell, 270.261.9467,, or go to

July 28 - Department of Horticulture fruit, vegetable and ornamental twilight field day, UK Horticulture Research Farm, Lexington. Check back for details.

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