Tuesday, February 22, 2011
11:00am – 3:00pm
Fournier’s Farm Equipment
Rte 78 Swanton, VT
Download a copy of the brochure here.
– Learn how to convert a conventional planter to no-till and reduced tillage.
– Renowned expert Joel Myers, long-time no-till farmer from Pennsylvania will be there to offer advice and help explain the tools of the trade.
– Hear from farmers from our area who have had successful experiences with cover crops and reduced tillage cropping systems.
– Attendees will be eligilible for cost-share to convert their own planters.
Cost: $10, includes hearty lunch. To register, please call the UVM Extension office in St. Albans by February 16, 2011 at 802-524-6501. For more information please contact Heather Darby 802-524-6501 or , email
Take I 89 North to exit 21 for VT-78 toward US-7 Swanton. Turn Left at VT-78 W/1st Street. Turn Right at Grand Ave. Turn left at Merchants row. Turn right at VT-78W/N River St. Fournier’s Farm Equipment is on the left.
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Workshop sponsored by:
Lake Champlain Basin Program
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants
University of Vermont Extension