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Date Set For Organic Farm Tour

August 12, 2009 by lmorgan 

Learning about crop varieties, weed control, crop rotations, and equipment will be the focus of a tour organic farms. The tour will begin at 10:30 am at the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead on August 20. UNL Extension specialists and local organic crop growers will discuss new research on growing crops organically. Participants will see field demonstrations and view many crops and learn about various crop rotations. There is no cost, but those planning to attend need to call (402) 584-3837 to make reservations for lunch. Information can be gotten by calling Liz Sarno at: (402) 584-3856 or on the web at: http://antelope.unl.edu/agriculture.

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