Calendar of Events

Young boy working in the garden.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays – Exploring with Erica (Facebook Live) – 2 p.m., Join the Mercer County 4-H student intern for kid-friendly recipes, science experiments, and spring crafts.

Fridays at 3 p.m. – Take a Virtual Field Trip! (Online) – Join Lucas County 4-H Educator Elliot Lawrence for virtual field trips all over the Earth. Check out previous field trips and join upcoming ones here!

June 16 – Managing insects and weeds in the vegetable garden (Webinar) – 6:30 p.m., Learn from Dr. Timothy McDermott, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator, who will share integrated pest management strategies to address those annoying weeds and insects. Webinar is free but registration is required.

June 18 – CFAES Time & Change Alumni Webinar Series: Food Supply Chain (Webinar) – 2 p.m., Three panelists and a moderator will examine the current condition and future state of our nation's food supply chain in a discussion led by four prominent CFAES alumni. Find more information here.

June 18 – Intro to Machinery & Equipment (Livestream) – 4 p.m., This livestream is part of the Beginner Farmer Growing Collaborative hosted by the Stratford Ecological Center. All experience levels are welcome! Find the livestream here. Contact info@stratfordecologicalcenter.org with any questions.

June 25 – How to Harvest and Sell Pollinator Products (Livestream) - 4 p.m., This livestream is part of the Beginner Farmer Growing Collaborative hosted by the Stratford Ecological Center. All experience levels are welcome! Find the livestream here. Contact info@stratfordecologicalcenter.org with questions.

July 9 – Summer Garden Walk at the Charles Madison Nabrit Memorial Garden (Virtual) – 6 p.m., We will be talking about weather predictions, pests and weeds, what is in harvest, and thinking about upcoming planting. This free and open to the public, but registration is required.

July 9 & 10 – Plant Empowerment Workshop (Online) – 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This workshop is to empower crop production through a balanced growing method, through an integrated approach based on physics and plant physiology, for high yields, quality, saving energy, and profitability in greenhouse controlled environments. Workshop fee is $20. Click here for more program details and registration information.