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August 2022

What is CRP? Join Us for A Workshop about the Conservation Reserve Program

August 24, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meadowbrook Nature Preserve, 109 W. 700 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
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Did you know the Conservation Reserve Program pays landowners annual rental payments on land converted from agricultural production to wildlife habitat?   If you're a farmer or agricultural land owner, join us on Wednesday, August 24th from 9am-Noon for a workshop on how to get paid for your land! Free lunch and a tour of a CRP field is included. In the workshop: >Learn about the benefits & requirements of the program >Tour CRP fields that Shirley Heinze Land Trust…

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September 2022

Planting New Cover Crops Using Old Equipment: A Farmer’s Workshop

September 7, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kouts American Legion, 959 W Indiana Street
Kouts, IN 46347 United States
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Are you a farmer looking to learn more about how you can plant new cover crops but worried that your equipment isn't up to the task? Then, this workshop is for you!   Speakers such as Nikky Witkowski, Purdue Extension, Porter County, Hans Kok, Agricultural Conservation Consultant, and Porter County Farmer Brad Hunter will share their expertise and experience around using your existing farm equipment to plant new cover crops. We'll also be serving free lunch! And, PARP credits are…

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