Upcoming Events

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 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Wakarusa Produce Auction, Goshen, IN. Contact: Jeff Burbrink. 574-533-0554, Ext 106, jburbrink@purdue.edu.

Indiana Small Farm Conference. March 5-7, 2015. Danville, IN.  Many sessions, including ‘Putting Together an On-Farm Food Safety Plan’ on Saturday, March 7, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Starlight Vegetable Growers Meeting. March 5, 2015. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Joe Huber Family Farm and Restaurant, 2421 Engle Road, Borden, IN 47106. Contact Gina Anderson. 812-948-5470, gmanders@purdue.edu.

Southwest Indiana Melon and Vegetable Grower Meeting. March 6, 2015. French Lick Resort & Casino, 8670 W. State Rd. 56, French Lick, IN. Contact Dan Egel, 812-886-0198, egel@purdue.edu.

University of Kentucky 2015 High Tunnel Webinar Series. Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. To attend remotely from your home computer: contact Miranda Hileman Combs, 859-218-4384, miranda.hileman@uky.edu. To attend in person at the Purdue Extension office in Hancock County, contact Roy Ballard at 317-642-6566 or rballard@purdue.edu.

  • February 24. Structure Options, Construction, Ventilation & Temperature Control
  • March 3. Organic Production and Certification & Economic and Marketing Considerations
  • March 10. Crop and Equipment Options and Nutrient and Irrigation Management in High Tunnels
  • March 17. Insect, Weed and Disease Control in High Tunnels
  • March 24 (webinar) or March 31 (in person at Hancock County). Producer Views & Series Wrap-up
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