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Interested in high tunnels?
Check out webinar series
The Center for Crop Diversification is hosting a High Tunnel Webinar Series on Tuesday evenings, Feb. 17-March 24, 2015, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. EST. The webinars are free, and you may participate in as many as you'd like. For descriptions of each webinar, click here. For the webinar series flyer and registration information, click here.
Fruit & Vegetable meeting
coming up January 5-6
The 2015 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference will be held January 5-6 at Embassy Suites in Lexington. For a complete program and registration form, click here.
Jan. 1 deadline for 2015
hemp project applications
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has announced that farmers interested in participating in 2015 industrial hemp pilot projects must apply by January 1. For details, click here.
Online resource hub
helps CSA farmers
Learn about the CSA Solutions Hub, a virtual library that farmers can use to build their Community Supported Agriculture programs, in the November issue of the Center for Crop Diversification newsletter.
Irrigation, soil health are focus of high tunnel project
UK's Dr. Krista Jacobsen is conducting a study of soils and irrigation in high tunnels, thanks to a USDA Conservation Innovation Grant. For more information, click here.
Video Shows Benefits of Farmers Market Sampling
Picky eaters broaden their food horizons at the Lexington Farmers Market. Click here to see taste testers react to a variety of products.