April 9, 9am–3pmWhere
Moyer Brothers Farm 1841 N. Township Rd. 165, Tiffin, Ohio
An in-depth, on-farm workshop featuring leading soil and cover crop experts will provide farmers looking to successfully manage their soil health with practical information they can implement on their farms this season.
Nationally recognized soils expert Ray “the Soils Guy” Archuleta and cover crop guru David Brandt of Brandt Family Farm in Carroll, Ohio will explore ecological farming strategies that can help grain farmers reduce the use of inputs, tillage, and labor during this event organized by the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association.
Attendees will see workshop host Moyer Brothers Farm’s cover crops and a soil pit demonstration. The 184 acre farm, which grows organic corn, soybeans, wheat, and other crops, has been certified organic since 1989.
Archuleta is a conservation agronomist with 30 years of experience with the Natural Resources Conservation Service working in New Mexico, Missouri, Oregon, and North Carolina. He is also a Certified Professional Soil Scientist with the Soil Science Society of America. Archuleta teaches soil health and the principles of agroecology throughout the country.
The workshop cost includes lunch and is $45 for OEFFA members or $60 for non-members.
Preregistration is required and space is limited.