Richland County Pastures for Profit Grazing School

The Longview Center 1495 W Longview Avenue, Mansfield, United States

Join Richland Soil and Water Conservation District and partners for this workshop for anyone interested in pasture and grazing management. Those new to livestock and forage management are encouraged to join. This is a 3-day series. The Grazing School is July 23 and July 25 at The Longview Center from 6 to 9 p.m. The Pasture Walk is July 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eisenhauer Farm. The School fee includes a grazing stick, and USB with course manual. Pre-registration is required.

$30

Organic Inspection Field Day at The North Farm

The North Farm N5431 Rock River Road, Chatham, MI, United States

Join us for a field day focused on organic inspection at The North Farm, a diverse certified organic farm that is part of MSU's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center. Learn what to expect during an inspection and have time to discuss inspection questions and concerns with fellow farmers.

Manure Science Review

Molly Caren Agricultural Center 135 State Route 38 NE, London, United States

Learn about best manure application practices, effects of manure placement on subsurface drainage, and the 360 RAIN irrigation unit. See demonstrations of the 360 RAIN for liquid manure application, dry manure calibration, an autonomous tractor, and manure spill mitigation. Register at the link below.

$25

Organic Weed Control Field Day for Row Crops

Bishop Family Farms 6362 Township Highway 80, Mt. Blanchard, United States

This event caters to agricultural professionals who would like to learn more about organic production. Participation is also open to row crop farmers considering a transition to or towards organic production. The workshop will focus on organic weed control, with an overview of the regulations, biology, tools, and tactics, including (conditions permitting) equipment demonstrations. Co-sponsored by Organic Agronomy Training Service (O.A.T.S.) through a grant with USDA North Central Region SARE program project number ENC22-215  

Ohio-Pennsylvania No-Till Field Day

Myron Wehr Farm 45404 State Route 46, New Waterford, United States

Attendees will see cover crop plots and learn how they improve soil health with Jay Brandt from Walnut Creek Seeds. Osler Ortez, a corn specialist with OSU Extension, will discuss corn trials at the Wehr Farm and across the state, also diving into his cover crop research projects. A farmer panel will answer questions about sustainability, regenerative agriculture, and economics. Learn more and register at the link below.

Crop and Livestock Integration Field Day

Down Home Farms 7230 Medford Road, Versailles, United States

Greg McGlinch raises poultry and hogs, along with corn, soybeans, oats, clover, and rye on his 450-acre farm. He is one of 31 on-farm research partners focusing on the economic and environmental tradeoffs of crop and livestock integration for the last two years. Hear from project participants and the host about the approaches they have taken to crop and livestock integration, and discuss soil health and other outcomes from both farmer and researcher perspectives.

Turning Dirt into Healthy Soil

Matt Burkholder Farm 6720 Stewart Road, Lima, United States

Rick Clark, a prominent organic no-till farmer in Indiana, will describe his operation, including the economics. Brent Nicol from The Nature Conservancy will discuss different methods of testing your soil. Rainfall Simulator and infiltration ring demos will show the value of good soil health. And learn how healthy soil contributes to healthy people with Dani Kusner. Learn more and register at the link below.