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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:

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

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 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

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, 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

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