Heidi Noordijk

Small Farms Coordinator

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Heidi joined the OSU Extension Metro-area Small Farms Program in 2012. She coordinates educations events for beginning and small-scale farmers, manages the NWREC Learning Farm, and participates in on-farm research projects. Heidi has a BS in Horticulture from Michigan State University and over 20 years of experience working in agriculture; on orchards, vegetable farms, University research labs and in Extension education.   Heidi has a BS Heidi’s areas of interest include: small-scale fruit and vegetable production, integrated pest management and beginning farmer education. She is an apple fanatic and enjoys exposing people to new varieties.

Content by Heidi Noordijk

OSU Mechanical Cultivation Field Day a Major Success!

Weed management consistently ranks as a high priority topic for organic vegetable growers, and yet most are not taking full advantage of the best cultivation tools available. When properly used,...

By Clare Sullivan, Heidi Noordijk, Nick Andrews, | Article

First Annual Small Farm School

Aspiring farmers, students and small acreage land owners came up the hill to Clackamas Community College on Saturday, September 8, 2012, with notebooks in hand eager to soak up practical small farm...

By Heidi Noordijk | Article

What’s up in the North Willamette Valley Small Farms Program this Season?

Vegetable degree-day modeling, variety trials, composting workshops, and small-scale farming are going to keep the Small Farms Program in the North Willamette Valley busy this season. CROPTIME is a...

By Heidi Noordijk | Article

4th Annual Small Farm School Recap

Eager learners, knowledgeable instructors, patient livestock and sunny skies were the key ingredients to a successful day for small farmers in Clackamas County. The 4 th Annual Small Farm School had a...

By Heidi Noordijk | Article

Croptime: Scheduling Vegetables with Degree-Day Models

Endothermic “warm blooded” organisms like birds and mammals maintain relatively constant body temperatures, so their metabolic reactions and development rates are fairly consistent over time. However,...

By Nick Andrews, Heidi Noordijk | Article

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