Lincoln University (LU) Cooperative Extension and Research is hosting the Third Alternative / Organic Agriculture field day on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This field will be held at the LU Busby Organic Research farm located at 5124 Goller Road, Jefferson City, MO. For directions, click here: http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/cooperative-research/university-farms.
The Busby Research Farm comprises 280 acres of land that has been certified for organic production through National and International Organic Certifiers. Lincoln University has committed this farm for organic and integrated systems research. Current research projects include large and small ruminant livestock, aquaculture, vegetables, small fruits, biomass, composting, native plants, sustainable / organic pest management, biochar, soils, grazing, and forage production/utilization.
This year, prior to the field day, three workshops will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.: (1) Internal Parasites of Sheep, Goats and Cattle (2) Organic Vegetable Production, and (3) Organic Pest Management. For more information, please see below the flier of the field day. Registration fee for any of the workshops is $ 10 (lunch provided). The afternoon field day is FREE.