August 10 Vegetable Twilight Meeting at Pinney Purdue – Vegetable Crops Hotline

August 10 Vegetable Twilight Meeting at Pinney Purdue

Join Purdue Extension at the Pinney Purdue Ag Center near Wanatah on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 5:00 to 8:00 pm Central Time, to tour vegetable research trials and learn about vegetable production on farms and in gardens.

Topics to be covered include weed management in pumpkins; compost and soil health management for pepper production; no-till sweet corn and pumpkin after winter rye; two-spotted spider mite management in high tunnels; organic sweet potato production; cover crops, soil fertility, and compost for the home garden; and winter squash varieties, culture, and use. Equipment used in the research plots will be on display, including a walk-behind tractor and implements.

Get your questions answered at the Q&A session with presenters after the plot tours. Stay on after 7:00 pm for dinner and networking. Pinney Purdue Ag Center is located at 11402 S. County Line Rd., Wanatah, Indiana.

There is no charge for attendance, but please register by Friday, August 6. Register online at To register by phone, or if you have other questions, please contact Nikky Witkowski, (219) 365-3555 or

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