Mechanical Cultivation Vegetable Field Day: Aurora
15210 NE Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002
Field day includes a farmer panel of experienced cultivators, live demonstrations of tractor-powered and walk-behind cultivation equipment in transplanted and direct-seeded crops, demos comparing organic herbicides and steaming, and vendor booths with knowledgeable equipment suppliers. See Mechanical Cultivation Field Day for info about WSU event.
9:30 On-site registration, coffee and snacks
9:45 Welcome, introductions and break into four groups
10:00 Walk-behind implement demonstrations (four stations, 20 minutes each)
11:25 Organic herbicides and steamer demonstrations
11:45 Lunch and visit vendor displays
1:00 Farmer panel
2:00 Break into three groups
2:10 Tractor-mounted implement demonstrations (three stations, 25 minutes each)
3:25 Turn in evaluations. Cold drinks and snacks.