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Central Lakes College

Ag and Energy Research Center

Field Day

August 25, 2017

9:00 – 2:30 

Midwest Machinery will have tractors on site for anyone who wants to ride in a tractor

Wadena SWCS will have water nitrate testing available all day

2017 Field Day flyer

9:00 -9:30 – Drone Flight Demo

9:30 – 10:15 – CHS Ag Innovation Plot

  • Join CHS to learn more about in-furrow treatments in corn and edible beans, optimal corn plant populations and new CHS Allegiant Seed products.

10:00 -11:30 – Local Foods Tour

  • Pears, apple orchard, vineyard, raspberries, cherries, community gardens with CLC instructors Thaddeus McCamant & Dennis Drummond

10:30 -12:00 – Bryon Tour

  • Cover crops, ground water quality, land use, crop rotations

11:00 12:00 – Kids Program

  • Tractor driving, potato activities, drone flights

12:00 – Lunch

12:30 -1:30 – Lunch Program – Vendors will be available to visit with and answer questions

  • Federal and State Legislative Ag update – Paul Gazelka

1:30 2:00 – Drone Flight Demo

1:30 – Forage Council Tour

  • Will discuss inter-seeding cover crops, custom grazing cover crops and crop residue

1:30 -2:00 – Wine Tasting

  • Opportunity to taste wine made from CLC specialty crops with Dennis Elise Drummond

1:30 -3:00 – Apple Workshop

  • Late summer budding & grafting of fruit trees, apple and plum diseases of MN by Dan Shield

2:00 -3:30 – Living Legacy Gardens Ice Cream Social 

  • 4 acre demonstration garden of perennial, annual and shrub ornamental plants

 

For more information contact:

Tiffany Hulinsky   218-894-5141              Melody Weber       218-894-5123

thulinsky@clcmn.edu                                      mweber@clcmn.edu