JASPER, Ind. — Purdue University and University of Kentucky Extension Services have teamed up to once again offer the Ohio Valley Small Farm and Garden Conference to help current, beginning and prospective small farmers and gardeners in the Tri-State area plan, improve and diversify gardens and farm operations.
The day-long conference is filled with an array of small farm and garden presentations and demonstrations. Presentation topics will include organic production, beekeeping, fencing options, fruit and vegetable pest control, high tunnels and season extension, backyard poultry basics and poultry processing, farm-market marketing strategies, beef cutting for profits and pollinator establishment.
Demonstrations ongoing throughout the day will include fencing options, Kentucky State University mobile processing unit, small ruminant body condition scoring and more.
Conference participants will receive information on production methods and processes from a variety of local and university experts to plan for new ventures, improve profitability and diversify current operations.
The conference will held March 11 at the Henderson County Cooperative Extension Service Office, 3341 Zion Road, Henderson, Ky. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. CST. Presentations and demonstrations will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration fee is $5 per person by March 7 or $10 per person at the door.
For more information or to obtain a registration brochure, see https://extension.purdue.edu/Warrick/, contact the Purdue Extension – Warrick County office at 812-897-6100 or firstname.lastname@example.org, the UK – Henderson County Extension Office at 270-826-8387 or email@example.com, or your local county Purdue Extension Office.
— Purdue Extension – Dubois County