Organic Dairy Forage Management - Corn Silage & Weed Control

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Organic Dairy Forage Management- Corn Silage & Weed Control The Miller Farm is a 5th generation family farm that converted to organic in 2009 and is milking 170 cows. They grow a variety of crops for forage from corn to alfalfa.  This workshop will focus on organic forage production.  Join farmer Peter Miller, grazing consultant Sarah Flack and UVM Agronomist Dr. Heather Darby as we discuss the installation of their irrigation system, their organic corn silage production, as well as other forages they grow, and how the Millers are using flame weeding tools for weed control. Lunch is provided, and will be prepared in NOFA-VT’s mobile wood-fired pizza oven.

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Location:

Miller Farm

Address:

1732 Fort Bridgman Road
Vernon, VT 05354
United States

Cost:

$20 for Farmers, $30 for others, lunch included

Contact Name:

Kyla Bedard