High Tunnel Field Day
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Department of Horticulture is hosting a 'Broccoli production' Field Day on Tuesday, June. 4, 2019 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station, Ames, IA. The field day will discuss major production aspects required for successful broccoli production with emphasis on variety selection, weed management, fertility, and harvest. The field day will provide an opportunity to evaluate an ongoing broccoli research test plot evaluating row cover materials and other IPM strategies.
A PFI Field Day at an established u-pick apple orchard in Solon, IA.
Curious about adding chestnuts to your farm? Do you have chestnuts planted and want to see a profitable operation? If either applies to you, attend this field day!
Tips and tricks for raising poultry rotationally on pasture.
Growing produce in the fall affords all the fun of growing the same crops in the spring, but with fewer of the problems. Tour a 100-share CSA farm that provides food from the gardens until late fall without requiring the use of a high tunnel.
Produce Safety Alliance Training - a training provided by the Iowa State Extension Produce Safety Team that will meet the requirements for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) Produce Safety Rule. https://www.safeproduce.cals.iastate.edu/fda-produce-safety-rule
Food Safety Information - from Iowa State University Extension & Outreach /foodsafety/
The 19th annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 24-25, at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Producers and experts from across the country will share tips for transitioning into organic production and methods to enhance organic operations.