Thursday, May 23 - 1:00 p.m. at Rootbound Farm, Crestwood, KY
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Bree Pearsall and Ben Abell, of Rootbound Farm, manage 130 Katadhin ewes and 250 lambs annually on pasture with limited grain supplementation, intentional rotation, and forage selection to yield a healthier animal and more quality meat.
 
Learn Rootbound’s strategies for parasites and intestinal worms, feeding schedules, pasture management, benefits and challenges of certified organic lamb production, integration of sheep with vegetable production, and their direct marketing experiences.
 
Kelley Yates, Executive Director of the Kentucky Sheep and Goat Development Office, will share important considerations of adding sheep to your farm, an industry overview and statewide perspective, and resources available to Kentucky’s sheep (and goat) producers.

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June 27, 2019 - 9:00 - noon - Organic No-till Market Farming

Click here to register:  https://www.oak-ky.org/field-days

Interested in running a profitable, chemical-free farm without tillage? 

Join OAK for a Field Day at Rough Draft Farmstead, a certified organic, no-till vegetable farm in Anderson County specializing in summer lettuce, carrots, beets.  Jesse Frost and Hannah Crabtree will highlight the no-till systems they utilize for improved soil health, weed management, and water retention - as well as their methods for growing consistent summer lettuce including varieties, propagation, irrigation, and transplanting. 

This Field Day is geared toward production farmers and will feature mid-scale diversified vegetable production.  Pre-registration is required.

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From farms large and small to urban agriculture and environmental stewardship, our expertise can help you to understand the roles that agriculture and natural resources play in Louisville. Drop in, call or email us with your questions.

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