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.
KYSU’s Pawpaw experts will cover a variety of topics including:
– Research Updates
– Orchard Tour
– Live Q & A
– Recognition of #NationalPawpawDay
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
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