Upcoming Events – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Upcoming Events

High Tunnel Tour at SWPAC

Date: August 22, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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

Please join us for a high tunnel tour at the Southwest Purdue Ag Center. You will learn about high tunnel tomato diseases and management, end of season field sanitation, potential of grafting in high tunnel tomato production, use of shade clothe and sprayer calibration. The tour is free, to register please call (812) 886-0198.  For more information please contact Dan Egel at egel@purdue.edu or Wenjing Guan at guan40@purdue.edu.

Illinois Pumpkin Field Day

Date: August 31, 2016

Location: Ewing Demonstration Center, 16132 N. Ewing Rd; Ewing, IL 62836

For more information, contact Nathan Johanning at (618) 687-1727 or njohann@illinois.edu

Beginning Farmer Tours

Sept. 29, 2016: River Ridge Farm, Roann. Four-season vegetable farming, operating an on-farm store, and farm-to-school programs.

The tours are free, but registration is required. Registration at https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/wk_group.asp?wk_group=BeginFarmer

For more information about the Beginning Farmer and Rancher program, or the farm tour schedule, contact Kevin Gibson at (765) 496-2161 or kgibson@purdue.edu.

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