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Upcoming Events

Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day

Date: June 27, 2019

Location: Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center, Vincennes, IN 47591

Tentative schedule of this event will include: Removing invasives and cultivating natives; Growing hemp in Indiana; Bee health; Organic tomato production; Drones to help scout for crop problems; High tunnel cucumber and specialty melon production; Low tunnels in strawberry production; How termites can benefit and control of invasive plants. The event is free. Registration details will be announced soon.


Small Farm Education Field Day at Purdue Student Farm 

Date: August 1, 2019

Location: Purdue Student Farm, West Lafayette, IN 47907

The Purdue Student Farm is proud to announce its second annual Small Farm Education Field Day.  The event is packed with educational sessions during the morning, followed by a tour and hands-on experiences on the farm. Topics of discussion throughout the day include Cover Crop Choices, Scheduling of Crops in High Tunnels, High Tunnel Pepper vs. Tomato Production, Soil Restoration, Dynamic Enterprise Budgets, Food Safety Certification, Rototiller vs. Power Harrow Demonstration, and Postharvest Processing of Fruits and Vegetables with Solar Driers, among other. Stay tuned. There might be more topics added to this very exciting program. Registration details will be announced soon. Please contact Petrus Langenhoven (plangenh@purdue.edu, (765) 496-7955) or Lori Jolly-Brown (ljollybr@purdue.edu, (765) 494-1296) if you have any questions or suggestions. Further details will be published as soon as the program has been finalized. Registration will open in May 2019.

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