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Venango County Farm Bus Tour

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Venango Conservation District and local farm agencies on a FREE bus tour as we visit 3 beef farms in Venango County! Learn about designing and constructing Best Management Practices (BMPs), project funding sources, grazing systems, pasture health, manure/nutrient management, ag safety, and more! This event is for farmers, agriculture enthusiasts, and anyone who would like to learn more about conservation practices on farming operations. A free breakfast and lunch is provided. Please contact our office at 814-676-2832 to RSVP by April 19th.
AGENDA
8:30am-9:00am Check-In/Welcome
9:30am-9:15am VCD Agriculture Opportunities
9:15am-9:30am Nonpoint Source Pollution by Bailey Kozalla, Venango Conservation District
9:30am-10:00am Manure Injection Application Benefits by Rob Meinen, Penn State Extension
10:30am Board the Bus!
11:00am-11:30am Farm Stop #1 – Dan Metz
12:00pm-12:30pm Farm Stop #2 – Dunkerley Family Farm
1:00pm-1:30pm Farm Stop #3 – Dave & Lynn Mahler
‚Äč1:30pm Head back to the Venango Conservation District
1:45pm-2:15pm LUNCH sponsored by Horizon Farm Credit
2:15pm-2:45pm Hay Production: Producing Quality Forages by Johnmark Miller, Penn State Extension
2:45pm-3:15pm Ag Safety Reminders by Ginger Fenton, Penn State Extension
Visit our website to view the full agenda and for more information!

Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Website:
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Organizer

Venango Conservation District
Phone
814-676-2832
Email
lance.bowes@outlook.com
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Venue

Venango Conservation District
4871 US 322
Franklin, 16323 United States
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Phone
8146762832