Calendar

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Organic Association of Kentucky field day, at the University of Kentucky Horticulture Research Farm, 4321 Emmert Farm Lane, Lexington. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT. For details and registration information, click here.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
1 p.m. EDT., Knox County. Soilless Culture Alternatives for Growing in Greenhouses and High Tunnels with Soil Issues. Speakers: Dr. Shubin Saha and Steve Berberich, University of Kentucky Department of Horticulture. Location: Bill Hacker's farm, 367 Scott Branch Road, Barbourville, KY. For more information, click here.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
2-3:15 p.m. EDT. UK Horticulture Specialist Dr. Shawn Wright will present basic information about hops production in this webinar sponsored by the University of Kentucky Department of Horticulture and the Center for Crop Diversification. For information or to register, contact Christy Cassady at cgcass0@uky.edu, or call 859-257-1477. Click here for flyer.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Organic Association of Kentucky field day, Berea College, Berea, KY. Topics will include cover crops to choose in a given situation, methods for termination such as rolling/crimping, mowing, and plow-down, as well as general organic field crop management. Led by Sean Clark and Matt Wilson of Berea College. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT, at the Ag Building, 230 North Main Street, Berea, KY. Click here to register.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
A webinar from the National Good Food Network, 3:30-4:45 p.m. EDT. Crop insurance can be an effective risk management strategy, or it can be a waste of money. It all depends on matching your operation with the correct insurance option. Learn about some interesting crop insurance options now available to farmers, and how to decide what option is best for your farm. For more information and to register, click here.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Organic Association of Kentucky field day, University of Kentucky Horticulture Research Farm, 4321 Emmert Farm Lane, Lexington. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT. Led by Mark Williams and Tiffany Thompson of the UK Department of Horticulture. Topics will include how to optimize each step of production to create an integrated weed control system, and the development and use of a range of scale-appropriate cultivating tools, from hand tools to tractor driven cultivators. For more information and to register, click here.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
9 a.m. to noon, 1205 Hopkinsville St, Princeton, KY 42445. Contact: Win Dunwell, 270.261.9467, wdunwell@uky.edu, or go to http://www2.ca.uky.edu/HLA/Dunwell
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Department of Horticulture fruit, vegetable and ornamental twilight field day, UK Horticulture Research Farm, Lexington. Check back for details.