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Organic Grain Transition Farm Tour and Grain Growers Chapter Meeting

Mt. Blanchard, Ohio 

Saturday, July 23, 2022
10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Greg and Beth Bishop and their son, Blake, transitioned Bishop Family Farms' 1,300 acres to organic production two years ago. Their five year crop rotation includes corn, soybeans, wheat, sunflowers, and canola.

During this tour, attendees will learn about their transition and see their equipment, including an electric weeder.

An OEFFA Grain Growers Chapter meeting will take place before the tour from 10-11:45 a.m. Bring a side dish or dessert to share for a potluck lunch from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meat, drinks, and serviceware will be provided. The tour will begin at 1 p.m.

Registration: To register for the potluck, call (419) 278-2701 or email dshively@gmail.com.

Bishop Family Farms

6362 Township Hwy 80
Mt. Blanchard, OH 45867

Directions: From I-75, take exit 142 onto Rte. 103 E. Continue past Mt. Blanchard for about 3 miles and turn left onto Rd. 80. The farm is on the left in about .5 mile.

Contact:
Dave Shively / (419) 278-2701 /

http://www.oeffa.org/farmtours

 

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Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
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