Upcoming Meetings

February 16, 2015

Home Orchard Production

  • Bullitt County Extension Office
    284 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

  • 6:00-9:00 pm

  • Contact Bullitt County Extension Office Phone: 502-543-2257 for more information

February 16, 2015

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

  • McCracken County Extension Office
    2705 Olivet Church Rd., Paducah, KY 42001

  • 1:00 pm CT

  • Contact McCracken County Extension Office
    Phone: 270-554-9520 for more information

February 18, 2015

Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration

  • Van Meter Family Farm, Clarkson, KY

  • Noon CT

  • Contact Grayson County Extension Office Phone: 270-259-3492 for directions

February 24, 2015

Pruning Demonstration and Fruit Tree Grafting Workshops

  • Laurel County Extension Office
    200 County Extension Rd., London, KY 40741

  • 10:00 am, 1:30 pm & 6:00 pm

  • Contact Laurel County Extension Office Phone: 606-864-4167 for more information

February 25, 2015

Home Blueberry and Apple Production

  • Harlan County Extension Office

  • 5:00 pm

  • Contact Harlan County Extension Office Phone: 606-573-4464 for more information

February 24-27, 2015

North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference

February 26, 2015

Eastern Kentucky Blueberry and Apple School

  • Letcher County Extension Office
    478 Extension Drive, Whitesburg, KY

  • The morning will be devoted to blueberries and the afternoon to apples

  • Contact Letcher County Extension Office Phone: 606-633-2362 for more information

March 2, 2015

Pruning and Fruit Tree Grafting Demonstrations

  • Whitley County Extension Office
    4275 North Hwy 25 W (Goldbug Community)
    Williamsburg, KY 40769

  • 1:00 pm and 5:30 pm

  • Contact Whitley County Extension Office Phone: 606-549-1430 for more information

March 3, 2015

Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

  • Harrison County Extension Office
    668 New Lair Road, Cynthiana, KY 41031

  • 6:00 pm

  • Contact Harrison County Extension Office Phone: 859-234-5510 for more information

March 5, 2015

Fruit Tree Pruning and Grafting Workshops

  • Russell County Extension Office
    2688 S. Hwy 127, Russell Springs, KY 42642

  • 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm CT

  • Contact Russell County Extension Office Phone: 270-866-4477 for more information

March 6-7, 2015

Organic Association of Kentucky Annual Conference

  • Paraquet Springs Conference Center
    395 Paraquet Springs Dr., Shepherdsville, Ky 40165

  • Registration: $30 member $45 non-member per day

  • See the OAK website for registration and program information: http://oak.wildapricot.org/

March 9, 2015

Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

  • Logan County Extension Office
    255 John Paul Rd., Russellville, KY 42276

  • 1:00 pm

  • Contact Logan County Extension Office Phone: 270-726-6323 for more information

March 9, 2015

Apple Grafting Workshop

  • Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability
    130 Robinson Road, Jackson, KY 41339

  • Contact Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability Phone: 606-666-2566 for more information

March 9, 2015

MarketReady Graduate Meet the Buyer Forum

  • Shelby County Extension Office
    1117 Frankfort Rd., Shelbyville, KY 40504

  • 9:00 am-1:00 pm

  • This is for MarketReady Graduates ONLY! It will include Farm to School, Farm to Restaurant, and Farm to Grocery/Wholesale/Retail panels, a round table “Speed Date” discussion with buyers, and a special local lunch

  • Registration $20. The deadline for registration is Monday March 2

  • Contact Kevin Heidemann email: kevin.heidemann@uky.edu; phone: 859-218-4383

March 10, 2015

Farm and Family Night

  • Maysville Community & Technical College, Maysville Campus
    1755 US Hwy 68 Maysville, KY

  • 5:00 - 8:30 pm

  • Programs are for farmers, spouses and kids of all ages. BBQ dinner if a free ticket is picked up from the Mason, Bracken, Fleming, Robertson, or Lewis County Extension Offices

  • Contact 606-759-7141 ext.66120 for more information

March 11, 2015

Bramble and Gooseberry Production

  • Pulaski County Extension Office
    28 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42502

  • 1:00 – 4:00 pm

  • Contact Pulaski County Extension Office Phone: 606-679-6361 for more information

March 12, 2015

Tree Fruit Pruning Clinic

  • Dixon Springs Ag Center
    354 State Hwy 145 North (West side of the highway)
    Simpson, IL 62985

  • 4:00-6:00 pm CT

  • Pre-registration required, $5.00 per person

  • Call 618-382-2662 or consult http://web.extension.illinois.edu/ghhpsw for more information

March 13-14, 2015

Missouri Blueberry School

  • Springfield MO

  • March 14 will involve tours of two local blueberry farms and the MU Southwest Research Center

  • Contact Kelly McGowan email: mcgowank@missouri.edu for more information

March 17, 2015

Fruit Pruning Demonstration

  • Clark County Extension Office

  • 5:00 pm

  • Contact Clark County Extension Office Phone: 859-744-4682 for more information

March 19, 2015

Fruit Tree Pruning and Small Fruit Production

  • Rowan County Extension Office

  • 5:00 pm

  • Contact Rowan County Extension Office Phone:606-784-5457 for more information

March 19-21, 2015

Midwest Aronia Association 5th Annual Conference

March 21, 2015

Kentucky Strawberry Association Meeting

  • Reid’s Orchard
    4818 Hwy 144, Owensboro, KY 42303

  • 10:00 am CT

  • Contact Daviess County Extension Office Phone: 270-685-8480 for more information

March 23, 2015

Fruit Pruning Demonstration

  • Logan County Extension Office

  • 1:00 pm CT

  • Contact Logan County Extension Office Phone: 270-726-6323 for more information

March 24, 2015

Apple Grafting Workshop

  • Hart County Extension Office
    Munfordville, KY

  • 10:00 am CT

  • Contact Hart County Extension Office Phone: 270-524-2451 for more information

March 24, 2015

Growing Tree Fruit

  • Barren County Extension Office
    1463 West Main St., Glasgow, KY 42141

  • 5:00 pm CT

  • Contact Barren County Extension Office Phone: 270-651-3818 for more information

April 9, 2015

Fruit Grower Orchard Meeting

  • Reid’s Orchard
    4818 Hwy 144, Owensboro, KY 42303

  • 10:00 am CT

  • Contact Daviess County Extension Office Phone: 270-685-8480 for more information

April 25, 2015

Kentucky Nut Growers Association Spring Meeting

  • Harden County Extension Office
    201 Peterson Dr., Elizabethtown, KY 42701

  • Contact Danny Ganno Phone: 270-860-8362 or Email: danganno@yahoo.com for more information

May 14, 2015

Fruit Grower Orchard Meeting

  • Hillview Farm & Orchard
    4161 Franklinton Rd., Pleasureville, KY 40057

  • Contact Henry County Extension Office Phone: 502-845-2811 for more information

January 4-5, 2016

Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference

In cooperation with University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Kentucky State University,and Kentucky Department of Agriculture

  • Embassy Suites Hotel, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY
    (859) 455-5000; FAX (859) 455-5122; Registrations (800)EMBASSY

  • Contact John Strang, 859-257-5685 office; 859-396-9311 mobile; email: jstrang@uky.edu or Shubin Saha (phone: 859-257-3374 email: shubin.saha@uky.edu)