Third Thursday Thing Program

July 19 , 2018

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

 

This month’s topic:

Agroforestry, Pollinators and

Uninsured Crops Program

 

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.

 

TIME PROGRAM  
10:00 – 10:10 am

Welcome and Announcements

Dr. Marion Simon

Kentucky State University

10:10 – 11:00 am

Ginseng and Other Common Medicinal Plants

Anna Lucio

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

11:00 – 12:00 pm

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)

Risk Management Options for America’s Agricultural Producers

John Mangus 

AgRAEIS, Inc.

Room A

AgRAEIS

NAP Fact Sheet

Click on link above

to download NAP

Fact Sheet

 

NAP Flyer

Click on link above

to download NAP

Flyer

11:00 – 12:00 pm

Agroforestry

Dr. Richard Cristan

Kentucky State University

Room B

12:00 – 1:00 pm

LUNCH 

KSU Farm Crew

 

 

 
1:00 – 2:00 pm

Pollinator Habitat:  Essential Practices

Jody Thompson

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Monarch Waystations

Dr. John Sedlacek

Kentucky State University

 

PLEASE NOTE: 

The next Third Thursday Thing Program will be August 16, 2018 and will be on:

University of Kentucky MarketReady Program

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