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01:26:41

22 August 2016
Duration: 01:26:41
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To conclude the 2015 High Tunnel Webinar Series, four high tunnel producers will be sharing their successes and challenges of high tunnel production. Paul and Allison Wiediger of Au Naturel Farm will be talking about over 20 years of organic high tunnel production experience in Smiths Grove, Kentucky. Mark and Velvet Henkle of Henkle’s Herbs & Heirlooms will share their story as beginning farmers from the past eight years of production in Nicholasville, Kentucky. We will also provide some final resources, and wish you good luck! Speakers include: Paul and Alison Wiediger of Au Naturel Farm, Mark and Velvet Henkle of Henkle’s Herbs & Heirlooms, and Miranda Combs, Extension Associate with the Center for Crop Diversification.

01:27:37

22 August 2016
Duration: 01:27:37
Playback bandwidth: 291 kb/s

High tunnels can protect crops from some insect, weed or disease pressures, but they can sometimes harbor and magnify pest problems. During this webinar, our specialists will teach you how to manage pest pressures with cultural and biological controls, and available pesticide and fungicides approved for use in high tunnels in Kentucky. Speakers include: Dr. Ric Bessin, Extension Professor in Department of Entomology, Shawn Wright, Horticulture Specialist in the Department of Horticulture, Dr. Kenny Seebold, with Valent USA and Miranda Combs, Extension Associate with the Center for Crop Diversification.

01:05:39

24 March 2016
Duration: 01:05:39
Playback bandwidth: 560 kb/s

Speaker Anna Lucio of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture discusses ginseng folklore and history, products and usage, international, U.S., state, and KY policy, production, harvest, washing, drying, and ginseng marketing.

01:05:46

03 February 2016
Duration: 01:05:46
Playback bandwidth: 389 kb/s

Best Practices for Sampling at Kentucky Farmers Markets

01:17:02

03 February 2016
Duration: 01:17:02
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Experts from the University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture will teach you how to utilize contracts for commercial grape production. This webinar will cover the basics of contracting, and we will hear from lawyers and grape buyers about the importance of contracts in the industry. Our featured speaker, Vicky Scharlau, from the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers will share her experience with wine grape contracts and how the wine industry has grown in Washington because of contracting. Support for this webinar came from Southern Risk Management Education Center and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund.

01:30:24

03 February 2016
Duration: 01:30:24
Playback bandwidth: 311 kb/s

This webinar gives listeners basic information about hops production, including installing a trellis system, disease problems, insect problems, varieties, and resources for more information. The speakers are Horticulture Specialist Dr. Shawn Wright, who has conducted hops research at the University of Kentucky’s Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability since 2011, and Christy Cassady, Extension Specialist with the UK Center for Crop Diversification.

01:40:53

03 February 2016
Duration: 01:40:53
Playback bandwidth: 358 kb/s

This webinar provides information about crop production options and schedules for year-round high tunnel production, equipment that can be utilized in a high tunnel and irrigation and fertilization requirements for high tunnel systems. Speakers include: Dr. Krista Jacobsen, Research Professor in Department of Horticulture, Dr. John Wilhoit, from the Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Department and Dr. Shubin Saha, Assistant Extension Professor in Department of Horticulture, and Miranda Combs, Extension Associate with the Center for Crop Diversification.

01:15:37

22 October 2015
Duration: 01:15:37
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This webinar provides information about organic certification and how it relates to high tunnel production. Thinking about economics and the marketing of high tunnel crops throughout the year is also covered. Speakers include: Adam Watson, Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Organic Program Manager, Dr. Tim Woods, Extension Professor in Department of Agricultural Economics and Miranda Combs, Extension Associate with the Center for Crop Diversification.

01:31:21

22 October 2015
Duration: 01:31:21
Playback bandwidth: 448 kb/s

This webinar introduces listeners to structure options in a high tunnel system, pros and cons of stationary and moveable high tunnels, as well as construction tips and ideas. Speakers include: Dr. Shubin Saha, Assistant Extension Professor in Department of Horticulture, Dr. Krista Jacobsen, Research Professor in Department of Horticulture and Miranda Combs, Extension Associate with the Center for Crop Diversification.

50:50

22 October 2015
Duration: 50:50
Playback bandwidth: 337 kb/s

This webinar provides an overview of season extension and the pros and cons of utilizing season extension technology from both production and marketing viewpoints. Speakers include: Dr. Shubin Saha, Assistant Extension Professor in Department of Horticulture, Dr. Tim Woods, Extension Professor in Department of Agricultural Economics and Miranda Combs, Extension Associate with the Center for Crop Diversification.