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Field and Wash Equipment for Small Vegetable Farmers; Organic Research Updates
University of IL Student Farm, Urbana IL
September 11, 2012, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Demonstration of field and wash equipment for small vegetable farms, including: lay down weeder, water wheel transplanting system, multiple tool bar set up for Allis G Electric tractor and how it fits into system, commercial scale Jang seeder set up and use, multiple BCS walking tractor implement set up and system use, multiple irrigation schemes (drip, hard line, hand), and high tunnel specific tools. Tour the wash pack facility and learn about process of working toward GAP. View posters of current organic research from the University of Illinois. This day is co-sponsored by IOGA and ASAP, the Agro-Ecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program of the University of Illinois.
The Sustainable Student Farm is located near the intersection of Lincoln and Windsor road in Urbana. Lincoln turns into a gravel road at that point. You will see the farm’s sign on the fence, continue until you see the open gate on the left side of the gravel road.