Denise O’Brien and Larry Harris

Field Day:       July 30, 2016 – Atlantic (2-7 p.m.)

Event Title:     Working Together: Benefits of Mentoring and Collaborating

County:           Pottawattamie

CROPS

Crops Grown:

  • Arugula
  • Greens
  • Lettuce
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Onions
  • Leeks
  • Kale
  • Large variety of peppers
  • Large variety of tomatoes
  • Large variety of herbs
  • Spinach
  • Flowers
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Radishes
  • Turnips
  • Potatoes
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Just about any vegetable you can name

Equipment, Implements, Tools, Infrastructure Used to Raise These Crops:

  • Small tractors
  • Hillers
  • Planters
  • Rototiller
  • Large variety of hand tools

Production Practices Used to Raise These Crops:

  • Cover crops
  • Organic
  • Earthworms
  • Compost
  • Fish emulsion
  • Integrated pest management

Certified Organic?  Yes

LIVESTOCK

Livestock Raised?

  • Cornish-Cross chickens for meat production
  • Sex Link and Barred Rock layers
  • Production turkeys

Equipment, Implements, Tools, Infrastructure Used to Raise These Livestock:

  • Chicken house with access to outside
  • Waterers
  • Feeders
  • Roosts