Join the Antrim and Kalkaska Conservation Districts for our annual Soil Health Field Day! This years event will be hosted at the Iott Seed Potato Farm in Kalkaska County. We are excited to highlight the ongoing 3 year cover crop field trail. This season marks year 2 in the trials and we will have soil sample results back in time for the field day. Come prepared with many questions as Dr. Bird and Marisol Quintanilla of Michigan State University will be there to answer any questions about the trials!
The complete speaker and presenter line-up will be announced as soon as they are available! Check back soon for more details.
Registration is $10 per person and includes a locally sourced lunch. You must pre-register by July 22 to guarantee your lunch. You can register online here starting on April 29th, 2019 or call our office anytime at (231)258-3307 for up to date announcements.
Field Day Discussions to Include:
Intro to the Iott Farm Story
3 year Cover Crop Trial Overview
How Soil Health Impacts Your Crops
Attracting Beneficial Insects on the Farm
MAEAP Phase 1 credits and program outline
10am to 3pm Workshops
3-3:30pm Ice Cream Social