Oneida-Iowa State University Collaborative Field Day

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 11:30am to Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 1:30pm
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Iowa State University and Oneida growers are partnering to organize a workshop/field day from 18-19 September, 2021 at the Ukwakhwa Farmstead, located at N6019 Lambie Rd, De Pere, WI 54115. The workshop/field day will focus on Do-It-Yourself (DIY) soil health testing and several vegetable crop production topics. The workshop will also highlight integrated pest management practices that are essential in organic production systems. The workshop also consists of a cooking demonstration that will help participants to use Indigenous vegetables and produce for day to day cooking. Below is the tentative agenda:

September 18 (Saturday)
11:30am - Introduction and Welcome
12:00pm - Lunch
1pm - DIY Soil Health Testing
2:30pm - Vegetable Field Walk
3:30pm - Integrated Pest Management in vegetable crops (focusing on Japanese beetles)
4:30pm - Discussion

September 19 (Sunday)
9am - Corn picking
10am - Dehusking and braiding
11am - Cooking demonstration (Chef from Oneida)
12pm - Lunch
1pm - Discussion

There is no cost for the workshop/field day but registration is required as space is limited and to account for food. Please fill the registration details below.Register by September 15. For additional information please contact Christina Gish Hill (515-294-0101;

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