Farming for Public Health Field Day

Start Date: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 10:00am
End Date: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Organizer: Practical Farmers of Iowa
Host: Robert Alexander & Family 
Date: Aug. 14; 10am-2pm (lunch provided) 
Address: 5086 Lily Avenue; Remsen; 51050 
Description: Tour two on-farm research trials: Planting corn in 60-in. row-widths for cover crops and grazing sheep and spring-seeded cereal rye ahead of soybeans for weed control. Equipment used for field preparation and organic crop production will be available for viewing. Also learn about rotationally grazing sheep and cattle, how to make compost tea and check out a first year elderberry planting.

For more details and to RSVP, please visit: https://practicalfarmers.org/events/field-days/transition-to-organic-wit...

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