A Field Day and Educational Program for Vegetable Farmers and Market Gardeners.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Central Time in Wanatah, and 2:30 - 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time in Batesville. Preregistration required for Batesville, call 765-647-3511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule for Wanatah is below. Participants may attend morning, afternoon, or both sessions. Note times below are Central Time.
10:00 Welcome – Liz Maynard, Purdue University
*10:15 Tunnels: High, Low, and In Between – Matt Kleinhenz, The Ohio State University
10:45 Getting Started with a High Tunnel: Tips and Clues for a Successful Beginning - Valerie and Doug Kinsman, Kinsman Farm, Archbold, Ohio
12:00 Break for lunch (participants may bring a lunch or purchase a sandwich on site)
1:00 Tour High Tunnels at Pinney-Purdue Ag Center
*2:30 Opening the Fall-to-Spring Production and Marketing Window using Tunnels – Matt Kleinhenz
*3:15 Managing Winter Vegetable Varieties and Growth in Fourth Season High Tunnels – Valerie and Doug Kinsman
*These portions of the program will be available to distance participants via Adobe connect. A high-speed internet connection and up-to-date software are required. Connect at https://gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/htct/