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Upcoming Fruit Workshops

Dr. Strang from the Department of Horticulture will be leading the following workshops this spring. For fruit news, please subscribe to Fruit Facts.


Mar. 13 Pruning Demonstration, Clay County Extension Office, 69 Jameson Rd., Manchester, KY 40962. Meet at the Clay County Extension office at 1:00 p.m. and then carpool to the orchard demonstration at 1:30:p.m. Contact 606-598-2789.

Mar. 15 Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration, Earl Blackwell Farm, Estill County. 5:00 p.m. Contact 606-723-4557.

Mar 20 Apple Grafting Workshop, Scott County Extension Office, 1130 Cincinnati Rd., Georgetown, KY 40324. 6:00 p.m. Contact 502-863-0984.

Mar. 24 Plasticulture Strawberry Meeting, Wilson’s Cedar Point Farm, 66 Garfield Tarter Rd., Nancy, KY 42544 10:00 a.m. ET Sponsored by the Kentucky Strawberry Association. Growers will have the chance to see Joel’s newest strawberry bed shaper and plastic laying equipment to make very high crowned beds and see the strawberry plant growth response. Contact Pulaski County Extension Office 606-679-6361 or Joel Wilson 606-305-8762.

Mar. 26 Small Fruit Production, Morgan County Extension Office, 1002 Prestonsburg St., West Liberty, KY 40165, 6:00 p.m. Contact 606-743-3292.

Mar 27 Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration, Scott County, 3:00 p.m. Contact 502-863-0984.

Mar. 28 Small Fruit Pruning Demonstration, Woodford County, 1:00 p.m. Contact 859-873-4601.

Mar.  29 Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop, Jessamine County Extension Office, 95 Park Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356, 7:00 p.m. Contact 859-885-4811.

Apr. 10 Fruit Pruning Demonstration and Grafting Workshop, Cumberland County Extension Office, 90 Smith Grove Rd., Burkesville, KY 42717. Contact 270-433-7700.

Apr. 16 Grafting Fruit Trees, Bullitt County Extension Office, 384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, KY 40165 6:00 p.m. Contact 502-543-2257.

Apr. 19 Plasticulture Strawberry Field Walk, Bob Craycraft Farm, 3075 E KY 8, Vanceburg, KY 41179, Lewis County, 5:00 p.m. Contact 606-796-2732

Apr 21 Kentucky Nut Growers Association Spring Meeting, Henderson County Extension Office, 3341 Zion Rd., Henderson, KY 42420. Contact Danny Ganno 270-860-8362.

May 3 Fruit Grower Orchard Meeting, Mulberry Orchard, Matt and Amanda Gajdzik, 1330 Mulberry Pike, Shelbyville, KY 40065. 10:00 a.m. See program below.

May 7 Pruning Fruit Trees, Bullitt County Extension Office, 384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, KY 40165 6:00 p.m. Contact 502-543-2257.