Organic Valley Agronomy School

October 24 - 25 2018, 8:18 AM - 8:28 AM

Melvin Troyer Farm; Guthrie, KY

Join us for this two day event held at Melvin Troyer Farm in Guthrie, KY. The event will run from 9am - 3pm both days. For questions or to learn more, visit the www.farmers.coop site or call them at 888-809-9297

Day 1:
9-9:15 Dr. Silvia Abel-Caines (Organic Valley): Welcome
9:15-10 Keith Montgomery (Zone Products): Topic TBD
10-11:15 Mark Kopecky (Organic Valley)—return on investment
11:15- 12:30 Mark Shepard (Forest Agriculture Enterprises)—silvopasture for KY
12:30-1:15 Lunch
1:15-3 Field session
1:15-1:45— Soil pits
1:45-3 Establishing silvopasture from existing woods, including demo from Timeless Fence

Day 2:
9-11:45 Dr. Silvia (Organic Valley) , Dr. Ray Smith, and Dr. Chris Teutsch (University of KY) (according to their coordination and including a 15-minute break)
11:45-12:30 Dr. Greg Brickner (Organic Valley) —pasture management
12:30-1:15 lunch
1:15-2:45 Pasture Walk (including demo from Gallagher and Shade Haven)
2:45-3 Concluding comments and collect evaluations


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