September 8, 9am–3pmWhat
Update: Tour offered Sept. 8 only.
Learn the existing and new conservation practices implemented on all three farms in the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network.
As well as information packets with more detail being provided on each farm, organizers of the tour also encourage you to talk about your own experiences. In fact, here’s your chance to pick the minds of these experts who will be on hand. For more information on Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network please click here.
Meet The Farmers:
Located in McComb and owned and operated by Duane and Anthony Stateler. The Statelers farm corn, soybeans and wheat on approximately 600 acres in Hancock County and also operate a 7,200 head wean to finish swine operation. The Statelers have committed 243 acres to the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network.
Chris Kurt owns and operates Kurt Farms in Dunkirk in Hardin County. The farm is 470 acres of corn and soybeans. Kurt has committed 168 acres to the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network. Previously, Chris worked with The Nature Conservancy and Hardin Soil and Water Conservation District to construct a two-stage ditch on the demonstration farm site.
Bill and Shane Kellogg own and operate Kellogg Farms in Forest in Hardin County. The farm consists of 5000 acres of corn and soybeans. The Kelloggs have committed 305 acres to the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network.
Tour Time and Date:
Sept. 8 (RSVP by Aug. 31)
- 9 a.m. Meet at TBA location
- 10 am to 3 p.m. Tour Time
- Lunch and drinks will be provided at the farms
Without delay, please click here to register.