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​The annual Starlight Area Vegetable Growers Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015, in the Barnyard Bash II building at the Joe Huber Family Farm and Restaurant (2421 Engle Rd., Borden, IN 47106). This annual educational program will begin with registration and dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed by a program by Purdue Extension specialists and the Floyd County Purdue Extension Educator. The program is for anyone with an interest in producing quality vegetables. The dinner is $10 per person with pre-registration by February 26th.  For nearly 40 years, vegetable growers from across Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky have been coming to Starlight, IN each winter to learn about the latest information regarding the production of fresh vegetables. Growers (including home gardeners) wishing to spend a few hours learning about the latest information in the field of vegetable crop production are encouraged to attend. There will[Read More…]

The Southwest Indiana Melon and Vegetable Growers Association (SWIM) will have their Annual Meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, March 6, 2015, at the French Lick Resort & Conference Center, 8670 W. State Rd. 56, French Lick, IN. ​ We will be meeting in conjunction with the Illiana Watermelon Association again this year.  Membership for the Southwest indiana Melon and Vegetable Growers Association is $15 per person and will be collected at the time of registration. Membership fee includes lunch on March 6th and also dinner at the winter technical meeting. Private Applicator Recertification Program credits will be available for an additional $10 per person and will be collected at the end fo the PARP session. You must attend all the PARP sessions to receive credit. Bring your PARP card of number with you. We also have CCH credits for category 1 and RT available. Please RSVP[Read More…]

​Good Agricultural Practices A to Z Workshops. Workshops are funded by Purdue, as part of AgSEED Crossroads funding to support Indiana’s Agriculture and Rural Development, or by a USDA/ISDA Specialty Crops Block Grant to Purdue. Programs focused on cantaloupe are also relevant to other fresh fruits and vegetables; all growers are welcome to attend. Tuesday, March 17, 2015. 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Focus on Cantaloupe. 4-H Dining Hall, Adams County Fairgrounds, Monroe, IN. contact: Brad Kohlhagen, 260-724-5322, bkohlhag@purdue.edu. Tuesday, March 24, 2015. 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Focus on Cantaloupe. Ag Hall, Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, 17746 County Road 34, Goshen, IN. contact: Jeff Burbrink, 574-533-0554, Ext 106, jburbrink@purdue.edu. Friday, March 27, 2015. Parke County Fairgrounds, 1472 U.S. 41, Rockville, IN. Contact: Jim Luzar, 812-462-3371, luzar@purdue.edu. Monday, March 30, 2015. Hancock County, location TBD. Contact: Roy Ballard, 317-462-1113, rballard@purdue.edu. North Central Indiana Vegetable Grower Meeting. March 3, 2015. 9:30[Read More…]

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