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Commercial Horticulture 


 Purdue Extension Service is available to help you get answers to your commercial horticulture

questions. Fulton County has hosted  Farmers Market programming, High Tunnel Educational

programs, and  Commercial Vegetable Programs.  

We are here to help you get the information you need. Call us with your questions.

574-223-3397   E-mail:  mkepler@purdue.edu 


Fulton County Farm Markets and U-Pick

Fulton County Farmer's Market      Open: May 10-October 20 (see below specific days & locations)
Rochester on Wednesday: 3-7 p.m. and again @ Rochester on Saturday : 7:30 am-Noon  Location: Rochester Courthouse Square, 822 Main Street, Rochester, IN 46975.
Contacts:  Bill Kaiser, Joe Gady, Debra Moore 574-835-1361

Quarry Hills Farm    Open:   May 1-Nov 30    Hours: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Everyday
7594 S 325 East, Macy, IN 46951

Ramer's Farm Market   Open: April -October Monday through Friday  Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
5962 N Old US 31, Rochester, IN 46975

Sider's Blueberry Farm     Open: Monday -Friday (In Season) Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m.-Noon
6254 W 200 N, Rochester, IN 46975

Fulton County Christmas Tree Farms

Potter's-The Family Tree  Open : Thanksgiving Day through December 20.  Hours: til dark. 
Choose and Cut, Pre-Cut, Wholesale. Brian Potter (574) 893-4211 Location: 2497 S. 925 E, Akron, IN 46910

Snipes Tree Farm  Arnie & Laura Snipes 574-223-6332. Location: 311 West 375  North, Rochester, IN 46975

Purdue Extension suggests the following links for information regarding Commercial Horticulture:

Commercial Floriculture Extension - Production information, Extension bulletins, research articles, newsletters and programs for commercial greenhouse growers.

Green Industry Resources - Information on sustainable production of nursery, floriculture, arboriculture, and turf crops and landscape management.

Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Connection - Information on production of major fruit and vegetable crops, events calendar, newsletters, and publications.

Horticultural Marketing - Resources for direct marketing, farmers’ markets and risk management.

Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory - Information on plant diseases and insect pests. Commonly asked questions, picture of the week, featured articles, etc.

New Crops - Resources on a wide range of new crops.