Grab your coffee and join us for early educational meetings every 3rd Tuesday in 2021. We are discussing relevant topics to agriculture and inviting professionals in the field to share their knowledge and expertise.
Below is our current event information as well as past event minutes.
To participate in meetings or to ask any questions, please contact our office at 260.484.5848 ext. 3
Brian Musser with Indiana NRCS and Kevin Allison with the Marion County SWCD will share about the different types of tillage in row-cropping and gardening. They will explore how tillage impacts soil health and how to consider incorporating no-till or minimal tillage this upcoming year. Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckdOCoqjMuHdKjXWT3zbdQaldWVCHi7kUk
Season Extension and Integrated Pest Management
More details to come!
Check out our YouTube channel to watch all or our past Coffee and webinars: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSUrYS4Tk6T-OMMFYq41LVg
A discussion on the importance of urban agriculture and what it looks like in the cities around us! Speakers: Naim Edwards (Extension Specialist, Michigan State University) & Jennifer Nettles (Urban Agriculture and Horticulture Instructor, Vincennes University)
Leigh Rowan from the Fort Wayne Farmer’s market and several vendors from various farmer’s markets share about what someone should know before becoming a vendor at a farmer’s market, how to be successful, and how to build community with the farmer’s market. Speakers: Leigh Rowan (Ft. Wayne’s Farmer’s Market), Kenn Zimmerman (Fruited Plain Seeds), Marilyn Miars (Tree Frog Farm), Ben Hoffman (Hoffman Certified Organics), and Chris Knipstein (Windrose Urban Farm)
A conversation about getting started composting, the many different ways to compost, and how it pertains to soil health. Speakers: Terri Theisen (Purdue Extension) and Megan Masterson (Ground Down)
We all make an impact on the water around us. Learn how to make yours a positive one and hear about how you can enjoy the rivers around you! Speakers: Robert Gillespie (Purdue Fort Wayne) and Dan Wire (Maumee Watershed Alliance)