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Third Thursday Thing: Pawpaws

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free
Third Thursday Thing: Kentucky State University Land Grant Program’s monthly sustainable agriculture workshop.
The topic this month is Pawpaws.
Join us in-person at the Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm or online.
Facebook Live: Facebook.com/kysuag/live
Zoom:
http://ow.ly/di3p50DuLUN
Meeting ID: 829 0721 0037 | Passcode: 447660
KYSU’s Pawpaw experts will cover a variety of topics including:
– Research Updates
– Orchard Tour
– Live Q & A
– Recognition of #NationalPawpawDay
Agenda:
10:00-10:15 Welcome
10:15-10:45 Pawpaw Research Update: Dr. Kirk Pomper, KSU
10:45-11:15 Pawpaw 101: Sheri Crabtree, KSU
11:15-11:45 Update on Pawpaw Nutrient Content: Dr. Rob Brannan, Ohio University
11:45-12:00 Update from North American Pawpaw Growers Association: Valerie Libbey, NAPGA
12-1 lunch
1:00-2:00 Pawpaw Value Added Products: Alicia Burton, Jeptha Creed Distillery, Francine Sloan, Rising Sons Winery, Tim Luscher, Sig Luscher Brewery
2:00-2:30 Organic Pest and Disease Management in Pawpaws: Blake Cothron, Peaceful Heritage Nursery
2:30-3:00 Pawpaw orchard tour: Jeremy Lowe, KSU

Details

Date:
September 16
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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