Growing Growers ICT 

 

Workshop and event series

Core workshops:

Workshop lectures will be conducted in a hybrid format, with options to join in-person or virtually. Most workshops will also have an accompanying farm tour (included in the timeframe), which will not have a virtual option.

Monday March 21, 2022 1-6pm

Crop planning and seedling production (Register here)

Includes tour at Golden Prairie Farm

Monday April 4, 2022 1-6pm

Building and managing healthy soils (Register here)

Includes tour at Pearson’s Farm

Saturday April 23, 2022 8am-1:30pm

Starting a farm and business management (Register here)

Includes farmer’s market field day activity and tour at Orie’s Farm Fresh

Monday May 16, 2022 1-6pm

Small farm equipment and drip irrigation

Includes local farm tour (location TBD)

Saturday June 11, 2022 approx. 8am-1pm

Postharvest handling and food safety

Includes farmer’s market field day activity and tour at RISE Farm

Monday June 27, 2022 1-4pm

Integrated insect, weed, and disease management

Includes local farm tour (location TBD)

 

Other learning opportunities this season will include:

  • Advanced Farm Business Planning Workshop
  • Introduction to High Tunnels Workshop
  • Season Extension Multi-Stop Farm Tour
  • Fruit Production Bus Tour to Northeast KS
  • Advanced Fruit Production Workshop Series

Days and times are currently being planned! 

 

Stay updated on workshops changes and when registration is live by liking our Facebook page.

Workshops cost $5 to attend. Updated information on prices can be found on the registration pages when they are live. Apprentices are able to attend most workshops and events at no additional charge.

 

Questions?

Contact Kinzie Kirkland, program manager:

(316) 660-0145 | kinziekirkland@k-state.edu