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Upcoming Events

Beginning Farmer Tours

June 25, 2016: Silverthorn Farm, Rossville. Organic fruits and vegetables, pastured pork and working with restaurants.

July 14, 2016: Melon Acres, Oaktown. Community-supported agriculture and agritourism.

Sept. 29, 2016: River Ridge Farm, Roann. Four-season vegetable farming, operating an on-farm store, and farm-to-school programs.

The tours are free, but registration is required. Registration at https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/wk_group.asp?wk_group=BeginFarmer

For more information about the Beginning Farmer and Rancher program, or the farm tour schedule, contact Kevin Gibson at (765) 496-2161 or kgibson@purdue.edu.


Illinois Pumpkin Field Day

Dates: August 31, 2016

Location: Ewing Demonstration Center, 16132 N. Ewing Rd; Ewing, IL 62836

For more information, contact Nathan Johanning at (618) 687-1727 or njohann@illinois.edu

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