The Center for Crop Diversification offers electronic and printed educational materials on production and marketing of a variety of crops.
The Center is participating in a Southern Extension and Research Activity with faculty and Extension personnel from eight states. Click here to see project details, and here to see a list of participants.
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Trainings available for
ag professionals who
help vegetable farmers
The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) is offering three Growing Farm Profits webinars this fall to Extension agents and other ag professionals who work with diversified vegetable growers. For more information, click here. Visit http://www.ssawg.org/growing-farm-profits/ for SSAWG's Growing Farm Profits online resources.
KDA releases application
for 2016 Hemp Pilot Program
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has released its 2016 Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program application. The deadline to apply is November 5. Instructions and forms are available on the KDA's website. Those interested in participating will find answers to most of their questions in the KDA's FAQ document.
UK making progress
with hemp research
Researchers showcased their industrial hemp projects at an August field day. For details, click here.
New fact sheet addresses
high tunnel soil issues
A new publication by Dr. Shubin Saha of the University of Kentucky and Dr. Dan Egel of Purdue University provides information on solar solarization for high tunnels.
Check out UT's small-scale
tomato production budget
The University of Tennessee has developed a sample tomato budget Extension publication and Excel spreadsheet. They can be accessed at http://economics.ag.utk.edu/budgets.html.