April 28–30 2014, 9am–4pmWhere
OSU South Centers 1864 Shyville Rd, Piketon, OH 45661
OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio will be offering a High Tunnel Training on April 28-30.
April 28, Day 1– High Tunnel Facility Tour
The tour will consist of four locations. First, we will begin at The Ohio State University, Piketon Research & Extension Center in Piketon, Ohio. Next the group will visit Weber Farms in Jackson. After the Weber farm we will visit the Zimmerman Farms in Hillsboro and the Rainsboro Produce in Rainsboro. We will have a working lunch at 12 noon at Zimmerman Farms (this will be a boxed lunch).
The topic for lunch will be high tunnel tomato training and pruning demonstration.
April 29, Day 2– Basic High Tunnel Training
Topics include: high tunnel basic techniques on Integrated Pest Management in high tunnels, crop physiology and nutritional aspects of high tunnel production, petiole sap analysis demonstration, high tunnel greens and berry production, & high tunnel basics
April 30th, Day 3– Advanced High Tunnel Training
Topics include: advance techniques on Integrated Pest Management in high tunnels, crop physiology and nutritional aspects of high tunnel production, tomato grafting demonstration & exercise, high tunnel greens and berry production, irrigation and fertigation
Space for participating in this training is very limited. This will be an in-depth training with one-on-one and group discussion. To apply and see full details go to http://go.osu.edu/hightunnel
The deadline to apply is April 14, 2014.
Note: An OSU committee will review each application and notify each applicant in an email by April 18th, indicating whether or not you have been accepted for the training.