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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:

September 17 - GAP Training, 6 to 9 p.m., Franklin County Extension Office, 101 Lakeview Ct., Frankfort, KY. (502) 695-9035. During this Good Agricultural Practices training, you will learn the best practices that will reduce the risk of your products becoming contaminated. Upon completion of the class, participants will receive a certificate issued by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (GAP Training Certificate). The certificate is a component of the requirements to allow raw product samples at Kentucky Farmers Markets and Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Markets.

September 18 - Third Thursday Thing, "Pawpaws & Horticulture," 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Kentucky State University Farm, 1525 Mills Lane, Frankfort. For information, contact Dr. Marion Simon at 502-597-6327 or

September 22-27 - Mountain Ag Week, UK Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability, Jackson, KY. Click here for more information.

October 20-22 - Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference, Lexington. For more information, click here.

November 13-16 - 2014 Biodynamic Conference, Louisville. For information, click here.

November 18-20 - 2014 Kentucky Small, Limited Resource, Minority Farmers Conference, at the Capital Plaza Hotel, Kentucky State University, and the Kentucky State University Research Farm, Frankfort. For information, call 502-597-6327, or email

June 25, 2015 - UKREC Horticulture Open House, 9 a.m. to noon, 1205 Hopkinsville St, Princeton, KY 42445. Contact: Win Dunwell, 270.261.9467,, or go to

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