No-till Organic Soybeans and Alfalfa-Fueled Corn

No-till Organic Soybeans and Alfalfa-Fueled Corn

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Location

3Gen Organics Living Lab Plot (43.686316, -80.709676)

7875 4 Line RR2

Wallenstein, ON N0B 2S0

Canada

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Join Brett Israel to learn how double-cropping soys with winter barley and cereal rye + using alfalfa to fertilize corn is impacting yield.

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Field Tour

Join EFAO and Living-Lab Ontario researcher Brett Israel of 3Gen Organics to explore developments in Brett’s reduced tillage field crop trials. Brett has been trialing different systems to reduce tillage in corn and soy, with economic and environmental benefits. Join this field day to learn how double-cropping soybeans with winter barley and cereal rye and using alfalfa to fertilize corn is impacting yields and soil health.

Dinner starts at 5:00pm - see details below

Tour starts at around 5:45pm and ends around 8:00pm

***There is no fee for the field tour.***

Optional Dinner

3 Gen Organics is hosting a dinner, which you can opt to purchase at time of registration. If you are joining us for the meal, please indicate this during registration and bring cash ($15-20) to the event.

If you choose to opt out of the purchased dinner, feel free to bring your own picnic and join us during meal time.

Menu

Enjoy a locally prepared meal of organic pork and organic grains and vegetables grown on the farm.

- Pulled pork (GF), with optional wheat bun

- Assortment of salads (all vegetarian, a few vegan)

- Carrot cake (wheat and dairy)

- Fruit platter

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