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2022 I-90 Tour – CLASIC Heron Lake Stop
February 11, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pmo
Join the Jackson and Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation Districts for this free event!
Learn how soil health practices such as reducing tillage, using cover crops, and implementing diversity in the cropping system helps cut soil fertility needs.
• Reducing fertilizer and herbicide inputs
• Optimizing fertility recommendations
• Implementing Soil Health Practices
This event is part of the I-90 Soil Health Tour with stops in Hokah (2/8), Albert Lea (2/9), Fairmont (2/10) and Heron Lake (2/11)
Mitchell Hora— Seventh generation Iowa farmer. Reduced his fertilizer inputs by 45%. His family has been utilizing no-till since 1978. Co-host of the Field Work Podcast.
Jerry Ackerman—Jackson County Farmer for over 47 years. Active in on-the-farm research and test plots for soil health practices. Jerry is a mentor with the Minnesota Soil Health Coalition.
Tom Fick—Rock County Farmer for over 27 years. Incorporated cover crops, multiple crop rotation, and minimum tillage into his operation. Tom is the Treasurer of the Minnesota Soil Health Coalition.
RSVP by February 4th, 2022
(507) 662-6682 ext. 3