Upcoming Events – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Upcoming Events

High Tunnel Tour at SWPAC

Location: Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center, 4369 North Purdue Road, Vincennes, IN 47591

Date: May 9, 2016, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Please join us for a high tunnel tour at Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center. You will see state-of-the-art high tunnels, learn about season extension of strawberry production under high tunnels and early season frost protection by using row covers. We will also discuss the potential of grafted tomatoes and cucumbers grown in high tunnels. The tour is free, to register please call (812) 886-0198. For more information please contact Wenjing Guan at guan40@purdue.edu.



USDA-AMS webinar: Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption, i.e., the Produce Safety Regulation

Date: April 21, 2:00-3:00 EST

For more information, please visit https://amsfv.webex.com/amsfv/onstage/g.php?MTID=eeb487e80d56a3c58d4b6f4a242bd75ae


Beginning Farmer Tours

Location: South Circle Farm in Indianapolis

Date: May 26, 2016. 10:45 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Learn about key farm tools for small, intensively managed acres while touring this urban farm that produces fresh, healthy foods using organic practices. Lunch will be served. The tour is free, but registration is required. Please sign up at https://www.edustore.purdue.edu/wk_rules.asp?itemID=22361


Location: Silverthorn Farm, near Rossville, Indiana

Date: June 25, 2016 time has not been finalized

The farm uses organic practices to produce a wide variety of fruits and vegetables and pastured pork. The tour will include a session on working with restaurants. A meal will be served. The tour is free, but registration is required. Please sign up at https://www.edustore.purdue.edu/wk_rules.asp?itemID=22362



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