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​Good Agricultural Practices A to Z Workshops. Funded by Purdue, as part of AgSEED Crossroads funding to support Indiana’s Agriculture and Rural Development, or by 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. Register online at tinyurl.com/RegisterGAPsAtoZ.

  • 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. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Parke County Fairgrounds, 1472 U.S. 41, Rockville, IN. Contact: Jim Luzar, 812-462-3371, luzar@purdue.edu.
  • Monday, March 30, 2015. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Purdue Extension Hancock County Office, 802 North Apple Street Greenfield, IN. Contact: Roy Ballard, 317-462-1113, rballard@purdue.edu.
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Washington County Extension Office, Washington County Government Building, Suite 104, 806 Martinsburg Road, Salem, IN. Contact: Richard Beckort, 812-358-6101, rbeckort@purdue.edu.

PrimusGFS v. 2.1 Update Training. Monday, April 6, 2015. 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center, 4369 N. Purdue Rd., Vincennes, IN. This one-day workshop is for fruit and vegetable growers who have used the PrimusGFS v. 1.6 audit protocol and are needing to update to the new version 2.1. There is no charge for the class. Growers may sign up to receive a certificate of participation for a $30 fee. To register, contact the Southwest Purdue Ag Center (Scott Monroe) at 812-886-0198.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. March 24 (webinar) or March 31 (in person at Hancock County). Producer Views & Series Wrap-up.

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