Mechanical Cultivation Vegetable Field Day: Aurora

15210 NE Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002
United States

Aug 29, 2019 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Cost
$25
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Contact name
Heidi Noordijk
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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.

Program Agenda

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.

3:30     Adjourn

Participants looking at a finger weeder in action

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