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No-till Field Day

By Jerrold Tesmer

Mon, Jun 18th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

A No-Till Field Day will be held Thursday, June 28 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Arden and Travis Willford Farm 4.5 miles southeast of Harmony (watch for signs). There is no pre-registration and no fee to attend.

Speakers and topics include: Jim Fasching, Midwest Labs, Soil amendments and soil sampling techniques for no till; Nick Heronimus, Syngenta Seeds, Seed varieties for no till; Gary Thome, Economist, Riverland Technical College, Economics of no till; and a Farmer Panel speaking about their no till experience. A number of pieces of equipment will be on display.

Sponsors include: F & M Community Bank, Preston; Fillmore County Corn Growers; CPS, Harmony; and J & S Repair, Grand Meadow. Organizers include: Fillmore SWCD, USDA NRCS, and University of Minnesota Extension.

Lunch will be served by the Fillmore County Pork Producers. For further information contact Dean Thomas, Fillmore SWCD, 507-765-3878.

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