2018 Farm Tour Series • Brandon Farm, Dunnsville, VA

JUNE 26, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Brandon Farms • Dunnsville, VA

VSU Small Farm Outreach Program agents are partnering with local producers to conduct tours on their farms. Each tour is designed to provide information and education farm practices at the site as well as opportunities for networking and discussion.

The complete Farm Tour Series is detailed below:

April 3 (10AM-12PM)
Slade Farm, Surry County, VA
Tour will highlight The uses of cover crops in preparation for planting.

April 27 (6PM-8PM)
Fauquier Education Farm, Warrenton, VA
Tour will highlight information on high tunnels, low tunnels, cover crops, soil preparation, cold season and warm season crops.

May 1 (10AM-12PM)
Slade Farm, Surry County, VA
Tour will highlight sweet potato transplant production.

May 17 (10AM-12PM)
Ashby Farm, Martinsville, VA
Tour will highlight vegetable and egg production. Specialty crops are rhubarb and purple sweet potatoes.

May 25 (6PM-8PM)
Fauquier Education Farm, Warrenton, VA
Tour will highlight information on row crop covers, low tunnels, and plant protection.

June 19 (10AM-12PM)
Brandon Farm, Tappahannock, VA
Tour will highlight crop rotation with corn , winter wheat, and soybeans ,along with best management practices BMP.

June 26 (10AM-12PM)
Brandon Farm, Tappahannock, VA
Tour will highlight crop rotation with corn , winter wheat, and soybeans ,along with best management practices BMP.

June 26 (10AM-12PM)
Ashby Farm, Martinsville, VA
Tour will highlight vegetable and egg production. Specialty crops are rhubarb and purple sweet potatoes.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Michael Carter (mcarter@vsu.edu) or call the Small Farm Outreach Program at Virginia State University, (804) 524-3292

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office at smallfarm@vsu.edu or call (804) 524-3292 / (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

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