We would like to invite you to join us for our 2nd Annual Grain Research Tour to be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013, 10am to 3pm, at Borderview Research Farm in Alburgh, Vermont.
– the basics of on-farm variety trials and variety selection for wheat and other small grains led by Julie Dawson of Cornell University
– Researchers and farmers who have been participating in on-farm trials and selection will describe their experience and provide practical guidance
– a tour of the 1,000+ research trials of spring and winter wheat, heirloom wheat, spring and winter barley, flax and oats; as well as small grain trials on planting dates, weed control and organic fertility
– Come and taste breads made with wheat from our heirloom variety trials. Tasting will be led by Randy George of Red Hen Baking Company
RSVP by June 21, 2013. Registration is $15 per person and includes lunch from the NOFA-VT Pizza Oven.
View the field day flyer – 2013 Grain Research Tour
Register online at www.uvm.edu/extension/graintour
Feel free to contact myself, Heather Darby or Erica Cummings if you have any questions!