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Find Inspiration at the Virtual Specialty Crop Conference!

Make plans to attend the Virtual 2020 Specialty Crop Conference planned for Thursday, December 10th! This conference is geared towards both new and experienced growers looking to diversify their farming operations.

Plus, with the timing of this conference, several producers can gain knowledge and inspiration just from attending! The conference is free and open to the public who is interested in learning more about growing specialty crops in Kentucky. We have a great line-up of specialty crop growers, Extension specialists, and other speakers planned for this conference! See which specialty crops will be highlighted at the conference.

To view the entire schedule for the Virtual 2020 Specialty Crop Conference, see the schedule listed below.

If interested in attending the Virtual 2020 Specialty Crop Conference, please contact the Warren County Extension Office at (270) 842-1681 to register!

MCA Virtual Field Day

Join in on the Mammoth Cave Area Virtual Field Day that will be held on Tuesday, October 27th from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. This program will be held exclusively on Zoom video conferencing technology. The program is of no cost, but interested producers are required to pre-register. Participants will tour and learn about the following farms in the Mammoth Cave Area:

  • Ag Diversification: Producing and Selling Ear Corn For Profit: McKinney Farms – Butler County
  • High Tunnel Strawberry Production: Kevin Lyons – Monroe County
  • Managing Mud in High Traffic Areas with Winter Feeding Pad: Ricky & Kay Keen – Simpson County


Participants will also have the opportunity to talk with each farmer during the program to help answer any question attendees may have. Pre-registration is required. To register go to this registration link
https://uky.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlc-ygrTkqHtK9UBZUNbaKGepf7gwHVh0x or contact your local extension office. This event is being hosted by agriculture and horticulture agents in the Mammoth Cave Area.