Agricultural Diversification Research Tour
Thursday, August 17, 2017
The OARDC Mellinger Farm features a three year research project on farm diversification including four replications of seven different agricultural enterprises in rotation. Tour participants will learn about oilseed as an alternative rotation, hulless "naked" oats culture, value-added products, pastured poultry using chicken tractors, diverse vegetable production, scales of farm diversification and more.
Directions: From Wooster, take US 30 W. Approximately 1 mile west of the Rte. 250 interchange, turn right on Jefferson Rd. Travel 800 feet to the stop sign and turn left on W. Old Lincoln Way. Drive 1.8 miles. The farm is on the right.
This event is presented by The Ohio State University Extension Sustainable Agriculture Team and is part of the 2017 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. For a full schedule of events, go to www.oeffa.org.
6885 W. Old Lincoln Way
Wooster, OH 44691
OEFFA: (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022