Organic Farming and Gardening

Please join us for the Organic Farming and Gardening Field Day event being held on Thursday, April 28, 2022 beginning at 9:00a.m. (EDT). The event will be held on the Organic Crops Unit of the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center.

Topics Include:

  • The Ins and Outs of Organic Certification in Tennessee
  • Peppers a Plenty: Cultivar Selection and Grafting Options for Variety and Productivity
  • Seasonal Crop rotations and Timing of Field Day Activities
  • Lesser Known Fruit and Nut Crops for Tennessee
  • Conservation Tillage in Organic Systems: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Living Mulch in Organic Corn Systems
  • Alley Cropping Agroforestry for Vegetable Production
  • High Tunnel Strawberries: Soil Disinfestation and Fungal Inoculates
  • Raised Beds: Plan Before You Plant
  • Managing an Irrigated Desert: High Tunnel Soil Health
  • Creating Pollinator Habitat in Gardens
  • Control of Animal Pests around the Farm and Garden

A downloadable brochure with complete topics and presentation times is now available!

Organic Crops Unit Entrance Sign

Preregister online through April 18, 2022 for the Organic Farming and Gardening Field Day:

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