September 13, 1:30pm–9pmWhere
Four stops in Highland CountyMap Unavailable What
Stop 1: J Boeckmann Farms,10875 Connell Rd., Hillsboro – Cattle confinement facility, Conservation Nutrient Management Plan
Stop 2: Millstone Creek Farm, 9061 Grabill Rd., Hillsboro – Pastureland practices, Farmland preservation
Stop 3: Donald Roberts Farm, 7538, Hightop Rd., Hillsboro – Dry fire hydrant in pond, Grain bin safety procedures
Stop 4: Jeff Boike Farms, 7276 Hightop Rd., Hillsboro – Swine finishing, Seed consultants test plot, Grassed waterway
Transportation to the farms will be by tractor and wagon (young children must be transported by personal vehicle). The Farm Tour is hosted by Highland County Farm Bureau and the Highland Soil and Water Conservation District. A country-style meal will be served at J Boeckmann Farms following the Farm Tour. The meal is sponsored by Premier Crop Insurance, Amy Magulac Boeckmann and J Boeckmann Excavating. A square dance will be held following the meal. Live music and callers by the Rabbit Has String Band – Russ and Barb Childers. This event is sponsored by the Young Ag Professionals.
For more information and reservations, contact Highland County Farm Bureau at 937-378-2212 or 888-378-2212, or visit highland.ofbf.org.