Calendar

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Through February 28, at Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, W.Va. For more information, click here.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Food Access, Community Outreach and Marketing. Louisville Public Library Bon Air Branch, 2816 Del Rio Place, Louisville, KY. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Hosted by Community Farm Alliance's Farmers Market Support Program. This workshop will focus on making local food available by offering SNAP, WIC, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, Double Dollars, Summer Feeding Program, and Farm to School conversations. Participants will hear from state contacts and other markets about their programs to make local food accessible to all. Jackson Rolett will help each market design a marketing plan using social and local media. Lunch is NOT included. Registration is $10. Markets who register for all three workshops will receive a free toolkit. Click here for more information.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Sponsored by the Licking River Beekeeping Association, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. EST at Maysville Community and Technical College, 1755 U.S. Highway 68, Maysville. State Apiarist Tammy Horn will be the special speaker. Preregistration for adults is $20, and admission at the door is $25. Children will be admitted for $7.50. Price includes lunch and refreshments. Preregister by emailing lickingriverba@gmail.com by Feb. 23.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. EST. Third of a six-part series. Organic Production and Certification in High Tunnels & Economic and Marketing Considerations in High Tunnels. Adam Watson, the Organic Marketing representative from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, will introduce you to organic certification and how it relates to high tunnel production. Thinking about economics and marketing of high tunnel crops throughout the year will also be covered. For descriptions of each webinar, click here. For the webinar series flyer and registration information, click here.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Through March 7. Pre-conference workshop activities will take place on Thursday, March 5th. The conference provides small farmers with many opportunities to learn and interact with other farmers, extension educators, researchers and students. For details and registration information, click here.
Friday, March 6, 2015
Through March 7, 2015 in Shepherdsville, KY. For information, click here.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Kentucky State University, Frankfort. Welcome and keynote speaker will be University of Kentucky entomology professor Dr. Subba Reddy Palli. Preregistration will begin in January and conclude Feb. 28 at $25 per adult and $10 per child. Registration at the door will be $35 per adult and $15 per child. For more information, contact Phil Clark at pdc3393@twc.com.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Kentucky State University, Frankfort. Welcome and keynote speaker will be University of Kentucky entomology professor Dr. Subba Reddy Palli. Preregistration will begin in January and conclude Feb. 28 at $25 per adult and $10 per child. Registration at the door will be $35 per adult and $15 per child. For more information, contact Phil Clark at pdc3393@twc.com.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
8:45 a.m. CST at the Henderson County Extension Education & Expo Center, 3341 Zion Road, Henderson, KY. Opening speaker will be former State Apiarist Phil Craft. Preregister for $15, which includes lunch, by emailing audubonbeekeepersclub@gmail.com or calling 270-339-7245. Cost is $20 at the door. Children ages 12 and under will be admitted for $5.
Monday, March 9, 2015
10 a.m.-3 p.m., UK Horticulture Research Farm, Lexington. Topics include pruning, propagation, and how to compensate for winter injury. The workshop will also provide hands-on experience in pruning dormant grapevines. Registration is required and will be collected at the door ($15). For details and registration information, click here.
Monday, March 9, 2015
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Shelby County Extension Office. For MarketReady graduates only. Click here to see the agenda. Registration is $20; registration deadline is March 2. Please contact Kevin Heidemann at 859-218-4383 or kevin.heidemann@uky.edu.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. EST. Fourth of a six-part series. Crop and Equipment Options and Nutrient and Irrigation Management in High Tunnels. What to plant? When to plant? We’ll cover crop options over the course of the year for continued high tunnel production in Kentucky climates. We’ll also cover what types of equipment can be easily used for high tunnel production as well as go over nutrient and irrigation management in high tunnel production systems. For descriptions of each webinar, click here. For the webinar series flyer and registration information, click here.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
4 to 6 p.m., Dixon Springs Ag Center - Greenhouse, 354 State Highway 145 North, Simpson, IL 62985. Extension Educators Bronwyn Aly and Nathan Johanning will lead a hands-on workshop covering: basic concepts of pruning; pruning equipment and maintenance; and peach and apple pruning. Rain or shine. Cost: $5 per person. Pre-registration required by Monday, March 9, at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=11749, or by calling 618-382-2662. For more information, contact Bronwyn Aly at baly@illinois.edu, or 618-382-2662, or Nathan Johanning at njohann@illinois.edu, or 618-687-1727.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. EST. Fifth of a six-part series. Insect, Weed and Disease Control in High Tunnels. High tunnels can protect crops from some insect, weed or disease pressures, but they can sometimes harbor and magnify pest problems. During this webinar, our specialists will teach you how to manage pest pressures with cultural and biological controls, and available pesticide and fungicides approved for use in high tunnels in Kentucky. For descriptions of each webinar, click here. For the webinar series flyer and registration information, click here.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. Last of a six-part series. Producer Views & Series Wrap-up. We hope to have two high tunnel producers available to share their successes and challenges along the way. Further information TBA. We will also provide some final resources, and wish you good luck! For descriptions of each webinar, click here. For the webinar series flyer and registration information, click here.