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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:

May 28 - Value-Added Producer Grant Writing Workshop, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EDT at the Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Facility, Room 238, Frankfort. Pre-registration required. To register, please contact Joni Nelson by May 22 at 502-597-6831, or For details, go to

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 9 - Field Day for Market Growers: Mechanization for Organic Vegetable Production, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT, Berries on Bryan Station Farm, 4744 Bryan Station Road, Lexington, KY. Registration not required. For information, go to, or contact John Wilhoit at 859-218-4345 or

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 21 - Small-Plot Market Farming Master Class, 12-4 p.m., Carriage House Farm, 10251 Miamiview Road, North Bend, Oh. Sponsored by the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association. Pre-registration required. Limited to 35 participants. Cost: $30 for OEFFA members, $40 for non-members. To register, click here. For more information, contact Milo Petruziello at (614) 421-2022, Ext. 206, 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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