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Market Vegetable Growers Workshop set Feb. 8

The Central Kansas Market Vegetable Growers Workshop will be Feb. 8 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 W 21st N, Wichita.

Locally grown vegetables are fresh, delicious, and can boost the local economy. The fifth annual Central Kansas Market Vegetable Growers Workshop, sponsored by Sedgwick, Butler, Harvey, and Reno County Extension, will give beginning and experienced vegetable growers new skills to improve their production methods and marketing skills for selling their local vegetables, while meeting an increasing demand for locally grown produce.

The workshop will cover the basic vegetable and fruit production with a special emphasis on high tunnel production this year. Topics will include: high tunnel cucumber production, soil management, and crop selection; basic beekeeping, plasticulture strawberry production, cover crops, and spotted wing drosophila management.

Featured speakers include:

Keynote by Mike Appel and Emily Oakley of Three Springs Farm, Organic Vegetable Production and Marketing;

Ajay Nair, Iowa State University, Soil Management in High Tunnels; and

Raymond Cloyd, Kansas State University, Spotted Wing Drosophila.

The workshop will be Feb. 8 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in 4-H Hall at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center at 21st and Ridge in Wichita. Cost of registration is $20 by Jan. 31 and $25 after that. The registration deadline is Feb. 6. Register online at http://2014ckmvgw.eventbrite.com or call 316-660-0100.

For more information, call Rebecca McMahon at 316-660-0142.

Date: 1/20/2014



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