September 15, 6pm–8:30pmWhere
Ohio State University South Centers 1862 Shyville Rd., Piketon, OH 45661
Pumpkin growers can learn more about 70 varieties of jack-o-lantern, colored pumpkins, pie pumpkins and specialty pumpkin cultivars during this field night. It also will feature the newest research on pumpkin pest and disease control.
Brad Bergefurd, an Ohio State University Extension educator, will lead the field night. In addition to a walking tour of the center’s pumpkin variety evaluations and field research trials, the field night will include information on integrated pest management techniques, Israeli drip irrigation management and a new cooperative pumpkin marketing opportunity for Ohio growers.
The field night is free and open to the public and includes refreshments. The deadline to register is Sept. 13. For more information or to register, contact Charissa Gardner at 740-289-2071, ext. 132.