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Cover Crops and No-Till Practices - Farmers Roundtable

  • Portage SWCD 6970 State Route 88 Ravenna, OH 44266 (map)
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This new program series is geared towards market farmers and is a collaboration between Portage Soil & Water Conservation District (PSWCD) and Countryside. This series will bring monthly programing geared towards farmers in their off-season and is intended to promote discussion, problem solving and networking among local market farmers in their off-season. This series may also be beneficial to those hoping to begin farming in the near future. Some programs will be farmer-led, while others will have field professionals present to facilitate discussion and field questions. These programs are free, just bring yourself and a willingness to add to the discussion! Sessions will be held Thursday evenings from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Below are the program dates, topics and locations:

12/13/2019 – Direct Marketing and Identifying your Core Customer Base (Countryside)

1/10/2019 – Finding and Funding your Farm (PSWCD)

1/17/2019 – Seed Starting and Soil Preparation (Countryside)

1/31/2019 – Integrating Cover Crops and No-Till Practices into your Market Farm (PSWCD)

2/12/2019 – Savings for your Pocket and the Planet: Creating a Closed Loop Farming System (Countryside)

2/14/2019 – Savings for your Pocket and the Planet: Nutrient Management (PSWCD)

PSWCD Location—6970 SR 88, Ravenna OH 44266. To Register email Taylor at thillyer@portageswcd.org or call (330) 235-6811
Select field professionals will be present at the programs at this site to field questions and promote discussion.

Countryside Location—will vary, email Annie Preston at apreston@cvcountryside.org or call (234) 334-4622
Programs held at this location will be casual and mostly farmer-led.