Southern WI Vegetable Production Workshop Series
January 29th and February 13th 2014
This workshop series will provide detailed production information for four vegetable crops, from variety selection to postharvest handling. Farmer presenters will represent a variety of scales and techniques and will focus on unique and successful aspects of their own operations. Extension specialists will share current research on the crops.
1-3 pm, Lettuce. Presenters include Chris McGuire, Two Onion Farm; Mike Noltnerwyss, Crossroads Community Farm; and Natalie Ortega, Natalie’s Garden and Greenhouse.
3-5pm, Onions. Presenters include Kristen Kordet, Blue Moon Community Farm; Natalie Ortega, Natalie’s Garden and Greenhouse; and Steve Pincus, Tipi Produce
1-3pm, Winter Squash. Presenters include Chris Upper, The Tree Farm; Rufus Haucke, Keewaydin Farms; and Scott Williams, Garden to Be. Amanda Gevens, UW Vegetable Pathologist will also give an update on squash diseases.
3-5pm, Peppers. Presenters include Chris Upper, The Tree Farm; Chris McGuire, Two Onion Farm; and Steve Pincus, Tipi Produce. Amanda Gevens, UW Vegetable Pathologist will also give an update on pepper diseases.
Registration is $40 for both days of the series or $25 to just attend one day. FairShare members can attend both days for $30 or one day for $20.
Go to the Dane County Extension site for more information and to register.
This workshop is sponsored by Dane County UW Extension, the FairShare CSA Coalition, and Dane County IFM.
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