Southwest Indiana Melon and Vegetable Growers Winter Meeting – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Southwest Indiana Melon and Vegetable Growers Winter Meeting

Date: November 18, 2021, 5:00 pm (EST)

Location: 4207 Purdue Rd, Vincennes, IN 47591. Purdue Extension Food Safety Training Hub, in the newly constructed Vincennes University Agricultural Center, located on highway 41 adjacent to Southwest Purdue Agriculture Center.

The Southwest Indiana Melon and Vegetable Growers Winter Meeting will be back in person in 2021! Note the new location of the meeting this year.

This event is a great opportunity to receive the most recent information on the performance of watermelon and melon cultivars and have a casual discussion of the past growing season. As usual, the meeting will start at 5:00 pm. We will discuss the current season and solicit topics for the upcoming Southwest Indiana Melon and Vegetable Growers Annual Meeting. At 6:00 pm, dinner will be served. Following the meal, Dr. Wenjing Guan will present the results of the 2021 watermelon and melon variety trials.

We will follow Purdue Extension events guidelines and CDC recommendations for the event. Mask is required inside the building, and it has to be worn when not actively eating.

Any grower interested in becoming a member is invited to attend the meeting. Membership dues are $15 per year and can be paid at this meeting.

Please RSVP by Nov. 1, 2021 by e-mailing Barb Joyner at joynerb@purdue.edu or call the SWPAC office at (812) 886-0198 or Knox County Extension office at (812) 882-3509. Please list any non-members that will be attending with you so that we will have a more accurate dinner count.

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