Agriculture, Garden and Outdoor Calendar Published August 14, 2021

August 15 – Agriculture

Fertilizer Reinforcement Workshop – August 11, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Free, Western Central Research and Communication Center, 46352 State Hawai’i. 329 In Morris. Learn about fertilizer during classes, workshops, handicrafts, and panel discussions. Topics include site selection, fertilizer process, rotation and temperature, comprehension analysis, economics, regulations, land application. Contact Chryseis Modderman by email at cmodderm@umn.edu for more information.

Suitable Grazing Field Day – September 21, 3 to 7 p.m., Vos Farms, 27725 Business 23E, Pinsville, Free. Register in advance by calling Jared Luhman at 507-271-5968 or email jared@sfa-mn.org. The Doug Voss family breeds grass-fed beef, free-range poultry, and has custom and modern grazing facilities. Adaptive grazing, fencing, water infrastructure, bale grazing and more will be featured on this field day. Vos is a pasture leader for a sustainable agricultural association. More soil health resources and events are available on the SFA website at sfa-mn.org.

Gardening

Dykstras: Bill and Helen Dictra’s garden is open every day from noon to dark. Voluntary donations will be accepted for Guatemala. Take the Kandiohi County Road one mile south of Rosland, turn east on 21st Avenue, and turn south on 37th Avenue.

Outdoors

Minnesota Pebbles 160-September 10-12, $ 145 for a three-day bicycle packing trip through the candelabra and Renville districts, starting with Wilmar. Mac 1 goes south to Renville County on Day 1 to stay at Lake County Park. Day 2 At Skalbekken County Park, it follows the river northwest before ending the night. Day 3 will be a trip back to Wilmar with most of the gravel roads. See runignupup.com/Race/MN/Willmar/MnGravel160 for more information and to register.

Sibili State Park – A driver’s license is required to enter the park and is available online. Sibili State Park is located west of New London, near Highway 71 in the United States. Construction projects include the renovation of the amphitheater near the Interpreter Center and a new route connecting the Sibili State Park to the Glacier Lakes State route. Tom Tom Tom. The beach shop is open. For more information, visit the State Department of Natural Resources at www.dnr.state.mn.us.

Primary Woods Environmental Learning Center – Trails in the rural Spicer Center can be used during daylight hours at no cost. The bathroom with compost toilets is open in the park. Pets should be on the trunk. All equipment rentals (tires, bicycles, kayaks, canoes) must be booked in advance for at least 24 hours. Please call until midday on Friday to book equipment for the weekend.

Special events this summer include:

* “Music under the stars of the Premier” – September 10, Annual Fundraising

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