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Soil Testing and Winter Preparation

Soil Testing and Winter Preparation

 What? Attendees will learn to read and analyze soil test results and prepare land before snow and freezing temperatures. Learn about cover crops and soil amendments during this presentation and walkabout on Grow Benzie's farm. Presented by Craig Schaaf of Golden Rule Farm.  Who? Farmers, beginning producers, retiring/transitioning producers, organic producers, specialty crop producers, sustainable producers, value-added producers, small business owners.  When? Tuesday, September 18th at 6pm  Why? Sponsored by the USDA-Risk Management Agency and in partnership with Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology, this workshop aims to share knowledge with producers to increase their viability and reduce financial, production, and marketing risks. Grow Benzie’s goal is to deepen relationships between organizations, farmers, and the community.  How Much? $10 per person (scholarships available: 231-882-9510)  Where? Grow Benzie 5885 Frankfort Highway (M-115), Benzonia, 49616 *** 1 mile west of stoplight in Benzonia *** 5 miles east of Frankfort *** 20 miles west of Interlochen *** 30 miles north of Manistee  Questions: 231-882-9510 or info@GrowBenzie.org

What?
Attendees will learn to read and analyze soil test results and prepare land before snow and freezing temperatures. Learn about cover crops and soil amendments during this presentation and walkabout on Grow Benzie's farm. Presented by Craig Schaaf of Golden Rule Farm.

Who?
Farmers, beginning producers, retiring/transitioning producers, organic producers, specialty crop producers, sustainable producers, value-added producers, small business owners.

When?
Tuesday, September 18th at 6pm

Why?
Sponsored by the USDA-Risk Management Agency and in partnership with Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology, this workshop aims to share knowledge with producers to increase their viability and reduce financial, production, and marketing risks. Grow Benzie’s goal is to deepen relationships between organizations, farmers, and the community.

How Much?
$10 per person (scholarships available: 231-882-9510)

Where?
Grow Benzie
5885 Frankfort Highway (M-115), Benzonia, 49616
*** 1 mile west of stoplight in Benzonia
*** 5 miles east of Frankfort
*** 20 miles west of Interlochen
*** 30 miles north of Manistee

Questions: 231-882-9510 or info@GrowBenzie.org

Earlier Event: September 13
Annual Honey Spinning Party
Later Event: September 19
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