The Sustainable Farming Association is hosting a pair of two-day events featuring Dr. Allen Williams, “Dirt Rich: Building Soil Health Experts,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8-9 in Faribault and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 10-11 in Blue Earth. Spend time with soil health experts digging deeper into soil health opportunities, challenges, and monitoring.
Dr. Williams, shown above at our 2016 “Dirt Rich” field days, has thrice been a featured speaker at SFA’s Midwest Soil Health Summit. He is a champion of the grass-fed beef industry as well as a leader in cutting-edge grazing methodology.
Faribault Schedule (9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Aug. 8-9)
Both days begin with classroom portion at Rice County 4-H Building; head north on 2nd Ave NW, cross the river, then left on Fairground Dr.
- Aug. 8 – Field portion after lunch at Pork Chop Ridge Farm, 16936 Cannon City Blvd, Faribault
- Aug. 9 – Field portion after lunch at Hanappe Ranch, 3891 275th St. NW, Northfield
Blue Earth Schedule (9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Aug. 10-11)
Both days begin with classroom portion at Faribault County SWCD office, 415 S Grove St, Blue Earth
- Aug. 10 – Field portion after lunch at Haase Family Farms, 7301 377th Ave., Blue Earth
- Aug. 11 – Field portion after lunch at location TBA
Cost for each two-day session: $80/SFA members; $100/nonmembers. Lunch included.
Info: Wayne Monsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1.844.922.5573 Ext. 712.