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Alternative Agriculture Field Day Thursday, May 30
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May 8, 2013 5:08 p.m.



Alternative Agriculture Field Day Thursday, May 30

 

Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research (LUCER) will host the Alternative Agriculture Field Day at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Alan T. Busby Farm. The event will feature presentations and demonstrations that promote, support, and encourage sustainable and organic agriculture for small farms. Researchers and guest speakers will address organic blueberry production, integrated pest management, multispecies grazing, food waste composting, prairie restoration, hydroponics, silvopasture, and the establishment of the FINCA (Families Integrating Nature Communities in Agriculture) project. A complimentary meal will be served at 6:00 p.m.

 

For special accommodations and to pre-register by Friday, May 24, contact Vonna Kesel at (573) 681-5312 or email KeselV@LincolnU.edu. Cost is a $5 per person. For additional information, visit the website at: http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/cooperative-research/university-farms.

 

Busby farm is located off Highway 54 West at 5124 Goller Road, Jefferson City, Missouri.

 

Lincoln University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

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