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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:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mountainmonday

July 12 - Farm visit, Rootbound Farm, 1500 Halls Hill Road, Crestwood, KY 40014. Led by Ben Abell. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Organic Association of Kentucky. Registration: $5 OAK members, $10 non-members. To register, go to http://oak.wildapricot.org/event-1829219.

July 13 - Thyme for Herbs - Growing and Cooking with Herbs, 6 p.m., Robinson Center Farmers Market Shelter, Jackson, KY. Speakers will be Extension Specialist Sarah Brandl and Dr. Shawn Wright. For details, go to http://www2.ca.uky.edu/rcars/herbs.pdf. This event is part of the Mountain Monday Series. If you are unable to attend and would like to view the workshop by U-stream, go to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mountainmonday.

July 16 - Third Thursday Thing, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Kentucky State University Farm, 1525 Mills Lane, Frankfort. Topics: FSA, Insurance and Horticulture. Presentations on: Whole Farm Revenue Insurance Policy; Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP); Blackberry, Purple Tomato Trial and Hemp Plot Tours (rotation); Daylilies; and Orchids. For more information, contact Dr. Marion Simon at marion.simon@kysu.edu, or call 502-597-6325.

July 28 - Department of Horticulture fruit, vegetable and ornamental twilight field day, 6 p.m. EDT, UK Horticulture Research Farm, Lexington. Check back for details.

July 30 - UK Corn-Soybean-Tobacco Field Day, UK Research and Education Center, Princeton. For details, call Colette Laurent at 270-365-7541, x264.

August 4 - Pest ID and management, plant disease/pathology, at the University of Kentucky Horticulture Research Farm, 4321 Emmert Farm Lane, Lexington. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Led by Blair Helvey, Nicole Ward, and Emily Pfeufer. Sponsored by Organic Association of Kentucky. Registration: $5 OAK members, $10 non-members. To register, go to http://oak.wildapricot.org/event-1829222.


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