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Allison Farm Field Day

August 13, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

“New Opportunities in Organic Farming” is the theme for Western Illinois University’s Annual Allison Farm Field Day. The event will feature presentations that begin at 9:00 a.m. Attendees can meet with presenters and vendors during the following scheduled times: 8:30-9:00 a.m., 10:45-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-1:30 p.m. In addition, a complimentary lunch, featuring local farm products, will be served at noon. After lunch, a walking tour of the Allison Farm’s research and demonstration plots will begin at 1:30 p.m. and include an equipment demonstration, if weather permits.

Following the field day, all attendees are invited to attend the Illinois Organic Growers Association‘s summer festival at the Allison Farm. The IOGA’s festival will include dinner, live music and dance to celebrate the season and grow farmer relationships.

Registration for the Allison Farm Field Day and IOGA festival before the end of the business day on Monday, Aug. 10, is strongly recommended but not required.

To register or obtain more information about the Allison Farm Field Day, contact Andy Clayton at AW-Clayton@wiu.edu or via phone at (217) 322-2639 or the WIU School of Agriculture at (309) 298-1080.

To register or obtain more information about the IOGA festival, contact Marnie Record at illinoisorganicgrowers@gmail.com or via phone at (864) 704-5783.

Details

Date:
August 13, 2015
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

Dakin Farm
130 20th St.
Roseville, IL 61473 United States
Phone:
309-774-4141

Organizer

WIU School of Agriculture
Phone:
309-298-1080
View Organizer Website