Third Thursday Thing Program

November 21, 2019

…is a monthly sustainable agriculture workshop targeting
small farmers, beginning farmers and agricultural professionals….

This month’s topic:

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College of Agriculture, Communities, and the Environment
Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm
1525 Mills Lane
Frankfort, Kentucky
(502) 597-6325

Dr. Marion Simon, State Specialist, Small Farm and Part-time Farmers
e-mail address: marion.simon@kysu.edu
College of Agriculture, Communities, and the Environment

Directions:

From I-64 Exit 53, take US-127 south toward Lawrenceburg,
at the 4th stoplight, turn left onto Mills Lane,
the Kentucky State University Research Farm is 1 ½ miles on the right.

Link to Map of Research Farm

 

TIME PROGRAM
10:00 – 10:15 am

Welcome and Announcements

Dr. Marion Simon

Kentucky State University

10:15 – 11:00 am

What Can AgrAbility Do for You

Mike Lewis

AgrAbility Project Manager,

University of Kentucky

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11:00 – 12:00 am

Bale Grazing

Dr. Gregory Halich

University of Kentucky

12:00 – 1:30 pm LUNCH
1:30 – 3:00 pm

Risk Management

Dr. Kole Swanser

AgRAEIS

January’s Third Thursday will be January 16, 2020. 

Topic and agenda to be announced.

Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension System serve all people regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, marital or familial status. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension Work Act of September 29, 1977, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Cooperative Extension Program, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Kentucky.

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Third Thursday Thing
Archives

 

October 2015 – Topic: Goat Production
January 21, 2016 – Topic: Sustainable Agriculture
February 18, 2016 – Topic: High Tunnel Systems / Organic Production
March 17, 2016 – Topic: Goat Production / Alpaca & Fiber Production
April 21, 2016 – Topic Sustainable Agriculture
May 19, 2016 – Topic: Nutrition
June 2016 – Topic: Aquaculture and Resilient Agriculture
July 21, 2016 – Topic: Pasture Poultry
August 18, 2016 – Topic: New Opportunities
September 15, 2016 – Topic: Horticulture
October 20, 2016 – Topic: Goats
November 17, 2016 – Topic: Agribility
December 2016 – Topic: Goats
January 19, 2017 – Topic: Grapes
February 16, 2017 – Topic: Organic
March 16, 2017 – Topic: Goats
April 20, 2017 – Topic: USDA Program
May 18, 2017 – Topic: Horticulture
June 20, 2017 – Topic: Pastured Poultry
*  July 20, 2017 – 20 Year Celebration of The Third Thursday Thing
*  September 21, 2017 – Topic: Aquaculture
*  October 19, 2017 – Topic: Goats
*  November 16, 2017 – Topic: AgrAbility
*  January 18, 2018 – Topic: Grapes
*  February 15, 2018 – Topic: Organic Agriculture
*  April 19, 2018 – Hosted by NRCS
* May 17, 2018 – Topic Pastured Poultry