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Teter Organic Farm

SWCS Hoosier Chapter Summer Meeting: Veggies, Pollinators, and More!

Join conservation professionals for a day that includes veggies, pollinators and more at Teter Organic Farm in Noblesville, IN.

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SWCS Hoosier Chapter Summer Meeting:  Veggies, Pollinators, and More!
SWCS Hoosier Chapter Summer Meeting:  Veggies, Pollinators, and More!

Time & Location

Aug 11, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

Teter Organic Farm, 10980 E 221st St, Noblesville, IN 46062, USA

About the Event

Veggies, Pollinators and More!

Soil and Water Conservation Society Hoosier Chapter Summer Meeting

Location:  Teter Organic Farm 10980 E 221st Street Noblesville, IN

Date / Time: Thursday, August 11, 2022 10:00 AM— 3:00PM Registration Starts 9:30 AM

Cost: None but registration is REQUIRED by August 8th.  Space is limited. Lunch will be provided.

 Speakers & Topics:

Katy Rogers, Teter Organic Farm Manager

Katy will give a walking tour* of Teter  Organic Farm. The tour will include their  CRP site, CSA program, peace garden,  bees, pollinators and more!

*Be sure to be prepared for the approx. 1 hour  walking  tour. If you need accommodations, please indicate when  registering.

Ellie Blaine, Urban Soil Health Program Director Elli and  the Urban Soil Health Program team will share about the Small Farm Soil  Health and statewide efforts. They’ll even offer an  opportunity for some hands-on learning.

Mike Smith, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever  There are many opportunities to provide pollinator and other wildlife habitat on most farms.  Smith will share results from a multi-year project demonstrating farmer-beekeeper collaboration, highlight opportunities for technical and financial assistance for establishing habitat, and describe what makes for high-quality wildlife habitat near cropland.

Stephanie Frischie, The Xerces Society Stephanie will discuss farming with Soil Life. She will   introduce several key groups of soil invertebrates, their ecological roles, how to scout and identify them, and management practices to support these diverse, essential animals and their connection to healthy, living soils.

Contact: christina.gates@usda.gov

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