Coteau Ridge Chapter is currently inactive. If you would like to be involved with reestablishing this chapter, please contact:
Jerry Ford, Network Coordinator
1.844.922.5573 Ext. 700
Festival of Farms 2014
In the Pipestone area, SFA Coteau Ridge Chapter hosted its Festival of Farms event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 12 at 1826 70th Ave, Pipestone. Participants visited the diverse farm of Don and Beverly DeWeerd, who have been farming organically and sustainably for more than three decades.
Dr. Kristine Nemec, Postdoctoral Research Entomologist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Brookings, S.D., presented on the research project she is conducting at the DeWeerd farm that studies the response of pollinators and natural enemies to oilseed crops.
Dr. Christina Mogren, Research Entomologist at USDA-ARS in Brookings, shared the research she is conducted on the effects of landscape level habitat on native pollinator diversity and honeybee health.
This event was co-sponsored by OCIA MN #1