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OCIA Nebraska #1 Farm Tour
August 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Organic Farm Tour Saturday, August 15th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tour starts at 2:00 p.m. at Larry Stanislav’s farm two miles north of Abie, Neb. Stanislav will discuss his cultural practice managing weeds and reduce tillage with the use of an AFI flamer. He will also tell us how he incorporates cover crops and livestock in his crop rotation for nitrogen and reduction of soil erosion.
At 3:30 pm participants will tour Randy Fendrich’s organic farm three miles south/east of the Stanislav farm. Fendrich will discuss his cultural practices and crop rotation using a 12-row flamer/cultivator and share his soil-health building program. Fendrich will talk about his succession plan bringing his daughter into the farming operation and how he is mentoring others.
Speaker: UNL Charles Shapiro, Emeritus Professor, Soil Scientist – Crop Nutrition will discuss the Nebraska Soil Health Task Force and the healthy soils initiative.
VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE: Sponsored by Nebraska OCIA: https://www.nebraskaocia.org/
Contact Kim Mosel 402-620-2701 firstname.lastname@example.org for information or questions on certification and organic practices.
Contact Liz Sarno for farm tour information: 402-309-0944.
Refreshments will be available.
Organic Crop Improvement Association NE Chapter #1
86536 State Spur 45A
Page, NE 68766
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