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2016 Summer Farm Meeting
Wed, August 10, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM EDT
Join UVM Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Program (NWCS) and Friends of Northern Lake Champlain (FNLC) at Machia & Sons Farm to see and learn more about conservation tillage practices, centrifuge P removal system, FNLC tile P removal system project, and manure management. Equipment will be on display.
We will meet at Machia's home farm on Machia Road in Sheldon and get on a bus to tour field practices at site locations on Lasnier Road in Swanton. Practices will include reduced tillage and no-till corn, as well as interseeded cover crops.
During Lunch (sponsored by Champlain Valley Equipment), you will hear updates on the Rock River and Pike River outreach projects (FNLC), tile P removal system (Stone Environmental) and from UVM Extension. After lunch Stan Cuff of Cuff Farm Services will lead tour of new centrifuge P removal system at Machia’s bedding solids separation system.