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Market Gardening School

An eight week market gardening educational opportunity provided by Langston University, Oklahoma State University and Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.

What
  • horticulture
  • educational course
  • produce grower
  • vegetable
  • Safety
  • agritourism
  • farmers market
  • sustainable ag
  • Continuing Education
  • Master Gardener
When Mar 06, 2018 06:00 PM to
Apr 24, 2018 09:00 PM
Where Langston University,
Contact Name
Contact Phone 405-744-5404
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Meeting on Tuesday evenings for eight consecutive weeks, starting March 6 through April 24, 2018, the Oklahoma Market Gardening School's goal is to familiarize current and future fresh market producers with management, production, and marketing techniques for fresh produce. 

The registration fee is $60 per individuals or $90 per couple with one set of handouts per couple. Handouts included with the registration are session's notes, fact sheets, and the Oklahoman's Guide to Growing Fruits, Nuts and Vegetables Handbook.

Register On-line

Schedule:

  • Tuesday, March 6: Getting Started/Resource Management
  • Tuesday, March 13: Soil sampling and Fertility Management
  • Tuesday, March 20: Fruit and Pecan Production Guidelines
  • Tuesday, March 27: Crop Establishment and Irrigation
  • Tuesday, April 3: Pest Mangement
  • Tuesday, April 10: Producing Vegetable Crops
  • Tuesday, April 17: Season Extension
  • Tuesday, April 24: Food Safety and Marketing

Course Presenters:

Mr. Micah Anderson - Extension Educator for Horticulture, LSU-Langston

Mr. Steve Upson - Ag Consultant, Noble Foundation, Ardmore

Dr. Joshua Ringer - Ag Educator, OSU Stillwater

Dr. Lynn Brandenberger - Vegetable Extension/Research, OSU, Stillwater

Dr. Eric Rebek - Horticultural Entomologist, OSU, Stillwater

Ms. Becky Carroll - Fruit Physiology, OSU, Stillwater

Mr. Michael Porter - Wildlife Consultant, Noble Foundation, Ardmore

Dr. Charles Rohla - Assistant Professor, Noble Foundation, Ardmore

Dr. James Shrefler - Extension Horticulturist, OSU, Durant

Ms. Chris Kirby - Marketing Coordinator, Oklahoma Wheat Commission, Oklahoma City     

Dr. William McGlynn - Fruit-vegetable Processing Research/Extension, OSU, Stillwater