Calendar

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

3:30-6 p.m. EDT, Greenhouse 12, Ag North Greenhouse Complex. Students have been busy picking apples. This week’s offerings include apples, mums in a variety of colors, and pumpkins. Fall is the perfect time to plant. Students will also have many native plant species available. Many of the species the club grows are great for attracting pollinators. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
1-4 p.m. ET, at Kentucky State University's Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm, 1525 Mills Lane, Frankfort, KY. Go to https://www.oak-ky.org/field-days. DETAILS COMING SOON!
Thursday, September 26, 2019
1 to 4 p.m. EDT, at the University of Kentucky Horticulture Research Farm, Lexington. An Organic Association of Kentucky field day. For more information and to register, go to https://www.oak-ky.org/field-days.
Thursday, October 3, 2019

A series of high tunnel webinars on a variety of topics will be offered during October. These webinars will be hosted at county extension offices across the state. Please contact your county extension office or county agent (Horticulture or Ag and Natural Resources) to attend. To find contact information for your county extension office, go to http://extension.ca.uky.edu/county. All times are Eastern.

October 3 (Thursday)
• 6:30-6:50 p.m. - Intro to high tunnels in KY - how many we have in the state, funding options, the history of high tunnels in KY - Dr. Cindy Finneseth
• 6:50-7:20 p.m. - Incorporating cut flowers into tunnel rotation - Alexis Sheffield
• 7:20-7:50 p.m. - Strawberry production in tunnels: the good, the bad, and the feasible - Dr. Shawn Wright

Additional webinars are planned for October 10 and 15:

October 10 (Thursday)
• 6:30-6:45 p.m. - Weed management in high tunnels - Dr. Shawn Wright
• 6:45-7:15 p.m. - Pest management in high tunnels - Dr. Ric Bessin
• 7:15-7:45 p.m. - Disease management in high tunnels - Dr. Emily Pfeufer

 October 15 (Tuesday)
• 6:30-7 p.m. - Organic soil fertility management - Dr. Rachel Rudolph
• 7-7:30 p.m. - Biocontrol of insect pests - Dr. John Obrycki
• 7:30-8 p.m. - Organic management of diseases - Dr. Emily Pfeufer

Monday, October 7, 2019
Through October 10, at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanic Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio. Organizers are Michigan State University and North Carolina State University. For more information, visit http://protectingpollinators.org.
Thursday, October 10, 2019

A series of high tunnel webinars on a variety of topics will be offered during October. These webinars will be hosted at county extension offices across the state. Please contact your county extension office or county agent (Horticulture or Ag and Natural Resources) to attend. To find contact information for your county extension office, go to http://extension.ca.uky.edu/county. All times are Eastern.

October 10
• 6:30-6:45 p.m. - Weed management in high tunnels - Dr. Shawn Wright
• 6:45-7:15 p.m. - Pest management in high tunnels - Dr. Ric Bessin
• 7:15-7:45 p.m. - Disease management in high tunnels - Dr. Emily Pfeufer

Another webinar is planned for October 15:

October 15 (Tuesday)
• 6:30-7 p.m. - Organic soil fertility management - Dr. Rachel Rudolph
• 7-7:30 p.m. - Biocontrol of insect pests - Dr. John Obrycki
• 7:30-8 p.m. - Organic management of diseases - Dr. Emily Pfeufer

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

This webinar will be hosted at county extension offices across the state. Please contact your county extension office or county agent (Horticulture or Ag and Natural Resources) to attend. To find contact information for your county extension office, go to http://extension.ca.uky.edu/county. All times are Eastern.

• 6:30-7 p.m. - Organic soil fertility management - Dr. Rachel Rudolph
• 7-7:30 p.m. - Biocontrol of insect pests - Dr. John Obrycki
• 7:30-8 p.m. - Organic management of diseases - Dr. Emily Pfeufer