Upcoming Events

Southwest Purdue Ag Center High Tunnel Tour

Date: June 13, 2018 7:00-9:00 pm Eastern Time

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

Seedless cucumber production in high tunnels will be the highlight of this year’s event.

  • You will see 16 cucumber varieties grown in a high tunnel, and be able to taste them.
  • We will share with you yield results of grafted cucumber plants that have started to produce since middle April in an unheated high tunnel.
  • You will also see cucumbers grown in the high tunnels with different pruning and trellising systems.
  • Entomologist Laura Ingwell will join us at the event to discuss cucumber beetle management approaches.

Other things you will see at this event include: summer squashes growing in a high tunnel; different pruning and trellising systems for growing tomato and pepper; annual strawberry production with low tunnel systems.

Registration will begin at 6:30 pm. The tour is free; to register please call (812) 886-0198. For more information please contact Wenjing Guan (guan40@purdue.edu). This event is sponsored by North-Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.

2018 Indiana Hort Society Summer Field Tour

Date: June 26, 2018
Location: Garwood Orchards, 5911 W 50 South, LaPorte, IN 46350

Greenhouse and Indoor Hydroponics Workshop

Date: Sep. 5, 2018
Location: 625 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907

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