Third Thursday Thing Schedule

Third Thursday Thing Schedule


September 18, 2014: Pawpaws and Horticulture

Time Topics
10:00-10:10
  • Welcome and Announcements
Southern SARE logo
10:10-11:10
  • Growing Primocane Fruiting Blackberries in Kentucky
    Jeremy Lowe, KSU
11:30-11:45
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila: A New Pest of Small Fruit in Kentucky
    John Sedlacek, KSU
11:45-12:00
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila: Hands-On Identification
    Karen Friley, KSU
12:00-1:00
  • Lunch
    KSU Farm Crew
1:00-1:15
  • Update on Small Farm Grant Program
    Joni Nelson, KSU
1:15-1:35
  • Postharvest, Processing, and Cooking with Pawpaws
    Sheri Crabtree, KSU
1:35-2:00
  • Growing Pawpaws in Kentucky
    Kirk Pomper, KSU
2:00-2:30
  • Pawpaw Fruit and Product Tasting

2:30-3:00
  • Pawpaw Orchard Tours

Upcoming Third Thursday Things

  • Goats, October 16, 2014
  • AgrAbility and Soils, November 20, 2014

Directions

From Frankfort, travel south on Rt. 127. Cross I-64, then turn left (east) at an intersection with a Gulf gas station, a traffic light, and a "Kentucky State University Research Farm" sign. Follow Mills Lane east for 1.5 miles. The farm is on the right, marked with a green and yellow sign. Follow the main driveway straight into the parking area. Click here for an interactive map.




Updated 09/15/14

College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems