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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.
Dinner provided
HOST:
Scott Shriver • Shriver Farms, LLC
1276 270th St. • Jefferson • 50129
(515) 370-0036 • [email protected]
TOPICS:
• Mechanical weed control: hoes, harrows, cultivators
• Flame weed control
• Mulch weed control: soybeans seeded into roll-crimped
cereal rye
THE FARM:
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.
DIRECTIONS:
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

Details

Date:
August 7
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.practicalfarmers.org/