Pre-conference tour of wild pawpaw patch at Cove Spring Park in Frankfort, Kentucky

Pre-conference tour of wild pawpaw patch at Cove Spring Park in Frankfort, Kentucky

 

Under the pawpaw trees in Cove Spring Park

Under the pawpaw trees in Cove Spring Park

 

Looking up at fruit in the pawpaw trees in Cove Spring Park

Looking up at fruit in the pawpaw trees in Cove Spring Park

 

Some pawpaw fruit at Cove Spring Park

Some pawpaw fruit at Cove Spring Park

 

Registration on the KSU campus on Friday

Registration on the KSU campus on Friday

 

Dr. Kirk Pomper and Mr. Neal Peterson open the Fourth International Pawpaw Conference

Dr. Kirk Pomper and Mr. Neal Peterson open the Fourth International Pawpaw Conference

 

Dr. Ron Powell welcomes everyone

Dr. Ron Powell welcomes everyone

Dr. Erin Wheeler, Assistant Provost, welcomes everyone to the Conference

Dr. Erin Wheeler, Assistant Provost, welcomes everyone to the Conference

 

The Opening Session

The Opening Session

 
 
 

In the halls

In the halls

 

 

Saturday tours of the pawpaw trials at the Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm

Saturday tours of the pawpaw trials at the Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm

 

 

Jeremy Lowe describes top working and grafting

Jeremy Lowe describes top working and grafting

 

 

 

Sheri Crabtree talks about cultivar selection

Sheri Crabtree talks about cultivar selection

 

 

 

 

Dr. Harold Benson is honored with the naming of the new pawpaw variety KSU-Benson

Dr. Harold Benson is honored with the naming of the new pawpaw variety KSU-Benson

 

 

Pawpaw tasting

Pawpaw tasting

 

   For more information, please contact Ms. Sheri Crabtree at 502-597-6375 or sheri.crabtree@kysu.edu