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Upcoming Events

Preparing for the 2015 Melon Season. Tuesday, June 30, 2015. 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. EDT. Oaktown Produce Depot, 13990 N. Old U.S. 41, Oaktown, IN. This program is designed primarily for cantaloupe and watermelon growers, although all produce growers are welcome to attend. The Indiana State Department of Health will be on hand to discuss current departmental activities. Purdue scientists will update growers on current research. Other topics relevant to produce harvesting and packing will be discussed. For more information, contact Scott Monroe, jsmonroe@purdue.edu, or 812-886-0198.

Planning for Success: Food Safety Plan Writing – Using Templates and Other Resources. Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. EDT. To participate online, go to http://bit.ly/FSPlanWriting. To participate by audio only, call 888-854-1541. For more information contact Scott Monroe, jsmonroe@purdue.edu, or 812-886-0198.

Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day. Thursday, July 9, 2015. Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center, 4369 N. Purdue Rd., Vincennes. IN. 7:30 A.M. Health Fair. 8:30 A.M. Registration. Morning topics: managing cucumber beetles while protecting bees, production of vegetables in high tunnels, canola production, hybrid cottonwood as a bioenergy crop, grape production, field crops disease update, soybean production, maximizing seed corn investment and benefits of starter fertilizer. Lunch is free with registration. A PARP class will be offered after lunch. Please contact Barb Joyner at 812-886-0198 or joynerb@purdue.edu to RSVP or go on-line at http:///tinyurl.com/2015SWPAC.

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