LYONS, Neb. – Current, beginning, and Latino farmers across Nebraska and Iowa interested in hearing from farmers about their operations and the application of specific practices for soil health are invited to “Soil Health Farm Tours,” hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs.
This series of free farm tours are scheduled for the following dates, times, and locations:
Sunday, April 10, noon to 2 p.m.
Honey Creek Creamery
Honey Creek, Iowa
Sunday, April 24, noon to 2 p.m.
North Bend, Nebraska
Saturday, May 7, noon to 2 p.m.
Little Mountain Ranch and Garden
Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
Sunday, May 22, noon to 2 p.m.
“The whole family is invited to these tours to learn about produce, livestock, and other specialty crop farmers in Nebraska and Iowa,” said Cait Caughey, beginning farmer and market associate for the Center. “Farmers will discuss their operations with us and how they apply specific practices for good soil health.”
Each event will include a one-hour tour in English and Spanish with time for questions with the farmer at the end of the event.
This project is funded by a U.S. Department of Agriculture Nebraska Resources Conservation Service grant.
— Center for Rural Affairs