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.

Beginning Farmer Southeast Regional Workshop 

Date: August 20, 2016, noon -7:30 pm

Location: Purdue Polytechnic-New Albany, 3000 Technology Ave, New Albany, IN 47150

The workshop will cover a wide range of topics including high tunnel and hoop houses, food safety, vegetable production, pricing products, beginning farmer resources and beekeeping. A southern style barbecue will be provided. The workshop is free, register online at the Purdue Extension Education Store (https://edustore.purdue.edu/wk_rules.asp?itemID=22539) or call (765) 494-6795.

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


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