Organic Crops Field Tour April 24, 2013
9:00 AM-3:30 PM
Pre-registration $10 per person by April 19, on-site registration $15 per person (all registration includes lunch and proceedings booklet).
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Keynote Presentation by Hank and Cindy Delvin, Delvin Farms
Enjoy walking tours and visit the Farm Equipment Display/Industry and Educational Exhibits.
East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center-Organic Crops Unit
2012 Organic Crops Field Tour
A public event at the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center – Organic Crops Unit
|2012 - Neither rain nor hail (again) could stop our fourth Organic Crops Field Tour!|
|It was a great success with over 195 people attending to tour the 10 acres certified organic and 4 acres in organic transition and to learn about a variety of organic growing topics including the use of hightunnels, composting, seed saving, organic nut production, tomato grafting and more!|
|Participants also had the chance to learn about organic products and services provided by exhibitors who also contributed to the event.|
Things got underway with visits to the Exhibit Tent.
A wide variety of Workshops and Programs followed. For example...
High Tunnel Production
Tomato Grafting for Enhanced Yield and Disease Resistance
The morning's programs were followed by a super tasty lunch catered by UT's Culinary Institute and a presentation by Blackberry Farms Master Gardener and Seed Saving Expert, John Coykendall
The day concluded with Equipment Demonstrations and a Walking Tour of the farm.