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PFI Field Day: Farming for Food and Education

October 1, 2011 @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This fall join Mark Quee and Dana Foster at Scattergood Friends School to learn about the lastest PFI research on cover crops, sweet potatoes and asparagus.
Discussion Topics:
-PFI research in cover crops, sweet potatoes and asparagus
-Does free-range poultry make economical sense?
-Youth-led research projects
-Season extension in high tunnels and outdoors
-NRCS program and technical assistance available for non-traditional farmers

RSVP: Sally Worley, 515.419.9551 or sally@practicalfarmers.org
Other Details: Arrive at 3 p.m, tour at 4 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. Held in conjunction with Iowa City’s Field to Family Festival.
Visit Practical Farmers of Iowa for more information.

Details

Date:
October 1, 2011
Time:
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Venue

Scattergood Friends School
Phone:
319 530 3782
1951 Delta Ave., West Branch, IA 52358 United States

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