Dear Friends in Farming
I have been get the final details for the OCT 2, Vegetable Equipment Demo day that will be in Benton Harbor (Berrien County in MI) and speaking with our equipment presenters for the event and it will definitely be an exciting one!!!
We have several businesses bringing equipment and the MSU research station will also demonstrate the equipment they use to manage their vegetable beds and fields.
The following will be bringing equipment to demonstrate and answer your questions. Some equipment you can even try yourself!!
*Elzinga & Hoeksema Greenhouses- source of organic transplants and worm castings
*HFS Tractor-Source for Kubota tractors, atvs and implements
*Mechanical Transplanter Co. Source for hand seeder and mechanical transplanters
*Roeters Farm Equipment, Inc. Source for Eco-Weeder, tractors and used equipment
Superior Sales, Seeking Michigan vegetables, especially organic
*MSU will demonstrate a bed shaper, plastic mulch layer and cultivation equipment
Visit Haygrove Hightunnels and see drip irrigation systems in place.
The EARLY BIRD price will be in effect thru Oct 2. For ***$25 dollars **** you see equipment demonstrated IN THE FIELD, talk to equipment dealers, Farming Service Agency reps, Greenstone rep and LUNCH. Guaranteed to be a great day!!
If you want to register go to http://web2.canr.msu.edu/mottgroup/ and you can pay by check or credit card. If you cannot go online you can call me to register at 517-353-3542
LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE and please share this info with your friends!!!
Organic Vegetable and Crop Outreach Specialist
Michigan State University
C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems
303 Natural Resources Bldg.
East Lansing, MI 48824
For information on organic agriculture production please visit: http://www.MichiganOrganic.msu.edu/
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