Smarter Season Extension: Improving your Shoulder-season & Root crop production

Location:MSU Student Organic Farm, 3291 College Rd.Holt, MI 48842
 
 
 
Presenters: Tomm Becker, Sun Seed Farm & Denae Friedheim, MSU Student Organic Farm
 
Join us for this workshop looking at two key aspects of season extension: Shoulder Season Production (Oct – Dec & Feb – April) and Root Crops.
 
In both areas we will look at important practices & schedules for success, necessary production & storage infrastructure, proven crop types and varieties, post-harvest/storage management, and other critical elements to moving beyond summer production.
 
Hosted at MSU Student Organic Farm which has experimented and fine-tuned their season extension production since 2002. Co-presented by Sun Seed Farm, which has been growing in the shoulder season and producing lots of root crops since 2009.
 
Lunch and snacks provided.
 
 
 
 

Event Properties

Event Date 11/6/2017 9:00 AM GMT
Event End Date 11/6/2017 5:00 PM GMT
Individual Price Discounts ($40 fpr second person, same farm) and Scholarships available
$150.00
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