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Need to Know

KY Aquaculture Assoc. Annual Meeting & Membership Drive
Date: December 14, 2019 at 10 am – 3 pm

Location: Hardin County Cooperative Extension
                 111 Opportunity Way
                 Elizabethtown, KY 42701

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Participants will:

  • Learn about the Kentucky Aquaculture Association
  • Network with other producers and educators in Kentucky
  • Discover current technology from industry professionals

Annual membership is $25.  Includes KAA t-shirt.
RSVP to Janelle Hager (email:, phone: 502-597-6687)

Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference
Date: January 6 – 7, 2020
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel
                  1801 Newtown Pike
                  Lexington, KY 40511

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Fruit and vegetable producers will find information aplenty at the 2020 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference.  “This yearly conference provides growers with up-to-date information that will help production, management, business and marketing aspects of their operations,” said Rachel Rudolph, extension vegetable specialist in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

Program Contact:
Kirk W. Pomper, PhD
Director of Land Grant Programs
Co-op Extension Building
Room 217
Phone: 502-597-5905

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