Organic Vegetable Twilight Meeting

Date: September 2, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: 12491 Carpenter Rd, Milan Mi 48160. Exit Carpenter Rd exit off 23 (south of Ann Arbor) and go west 1/4 mile
Contact: There is no cost but please RSVP to If you need assistance to locate call: 734-261-2324

Demonstrations and Discussions: Effective use of cultivation tools and tillage systems Impact on soil fertility Beneficial and pest insect identification and their role in crop production Weed and Insect Management Event is being held at Zilke Vegetable Farm-Milan Michigan Please RSVP or 517-282-3557 See demonstrations and participate in discussion of: *Cultivation tools and tillage systems including strip tillage *Impact on soil fertility *Weed and insect management *Pest and beneficial insect identification Refreshments will be offered and questions encouraged! Dr. Dan Brainard, Dr. Zsofia Szendrei, Dr. Jennifer Blesh and Dr. Hayden Zachary, Vicki Morrone and the collaborating farmers; Vicki and Tom Zilke will share the results of this work and together we will discuss new possibilities for organic and sustainable vegetable production. Research supported by USDA NIFA


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