2019 Agricultural Diversification Research Tour

Submitted by Suranga Basnagala, basnagala.1@osu.edu

 TODAY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21  6.00 PM - 8.00 PM
                    Mellinger Research Farm
        6885, West Lincoln Way, Wooster, OH 44691
 
Discussion topics will include: 
  • Scales of Diversification and Markets
  • Ecosystem Services in Diverse Systems (pest control, soil improvement and fertility, pollinator support, and biomass production)
  • Ecosystem and Landscape Pressures on a Small Farm
  • Diverse Vegetable Production
  • Pastured Poultry and Chicken Tractors
  • Oilseed as an Alternative Crop in Rotations
  • Hull-Less “Naked” Oats Culture
  • Pasture Establishment and Management for a Diversified System
  • Value-Added Products.

More information available here.