Holistic Approach to Weed Management for Specialty Crops

Jun 24, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM


Cedar Crate Farm, 4396 240th Ave. Waldorf, MN 56091

Cost $0.00

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Dan Zimmerli, Cedar Crate Farm

Dan ZimmerliCome join SFA’s Specialty Crop Lead Dan Zimmerli of Cedar Crate Farm, a mixed vegetable operation in Waldorf, MN, for a workshop on holistic weed management. Cedar Crate Farm produces over 70 varieties of vegetables available at farmers market, CSA, and through wholesale partners.
Dan will discuss holistic weed management approaches that work in sustainable and organic systems. Cover cropping, creating stale seed beds, cultivation tools, timing of cultivation, and a demonstration of his walk behind tractor are all slated to be discussed.
This workshop is for:Cedar Crate Farm
  • Emerging or beginning farmers wondering where to start and what weed management tools to acquire first.
  • Experienced growers who are looking to refine their weed management strategies and want to see how other experienced growers manage weeds.
  • Consumers and advocates who want to better understand the complexities and what it takes to grow local, nutrient-dense produce!

Registration: Free Admission. Registration requested, walkups welcome.

Thank you to Region Nine Development Commission for supporting this event!


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