IA- Practical Farmers of Iowa-Weed Control for Organic Row Crops
August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weed Control for Organic Row Crops
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 • 5 – 8 p.m.
Scott Shriver • Shriver Farms, LLC
1276 270th St. • Jefferson • 50129
(515) 370-0036 • [email protected]
• Mechanical weed control: hoes, harrows, cultivators
• Flame weed control
• Mulch weed control: soybeans seeded into roll-crimped
Shriver Farms is a 2,000-acre organic farming operation
located near Jefferson. The Shrivers grow about 1,500
acres of row crops (corn and soybeans) every year, with
the remainder in small grains and alfalfa.
From Jefferson: Take IA Hwy 4 south for 2 miles to 270th
Street and turn right (west). In 1.75 miles, the farm will be
on the right (north) side of the road.
From the junction of IA Hwy 4 and IA Hwy 141: Take
IA Hwy 4 north for 8.25 miles to 270th Street and turn left
(west). In 1.75 miles, the farm will be on the right (north)
side of the road