FRANKFORT, Ky. — The 2021 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference, the premier event for statewide produce growers to interact and learn, is set to take place virtually across four days in January.
“Each year experts in Kentucky’s produce community come together to share their knowledge with the rest of the state,” said Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. “While the 2021 conference may look a bit different, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture is proud to once again be part of this educational experience.”
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA), in cooperation with the Kentucky State Horticultural Society (KSHS), Kentucky Vegetable Growers Association (KVGA), Organic Association of Kentucky (OAK), Kentucky Wineries Association (KWA), Kentucky Horticulture Council (KHC), the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (UK), Kentucky State University College of Agriculture, Communities and the Environment (KSU), are joining together to bring this year’s conference to participants virtually.
The conference will include a general session, as well as sessions on protected agriculture production technologies, organic production, vegetable production, fruit production and business management.
Pre-registration is available online or by mailing in the meeting registration form by Friday, Dec. 18. Registration will be accepted through Tuesday, Jan. 26.
For more information, visit https://kyhortcouncil.org/2021-ky-fruit-vegetable-conference.