Event Detail

Event Detail

September 23, 2017 | Time: TBD




Description: FHCASA is one of the sponsors for this great, full-day BCS walk-behind tractor training coming up on Sat 9/23 in Baltimore. This event is FREE but there are only 30 spots, so sign-up quick if interested! Registration here: https://go.umd.edu/tractor17****Come learn how to safely operate a walk-behind tractor! 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, Saturday September 23, 2017. Pitchfork Urban Farm, 5217 Todd Ave, Baltimore, MD (Rain date Saturday Oct 7). This on-farm field day will demonstrate the safe use of a BCS walk-behind tractor, primary tillage, fertilizer application, and cover crop seeding. Farm equipment use will be taught by University of Maryland Extension Senior Agent Chuck Schuster. MidAtlantic Farm Credit and MARBIDCO staff will be on hand to answer questions about farm and farm equipment financing. This event is FREE thanks to generous sponsorship by MidAtlantic Farm Credit, MARBIDCO, Future Harvest CASA, and a NIFA USDA grant (award #2016-70017-25503). A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Water will be provided; please bring a bottle to drink out of. Details: www.eventbrite.com/e/small-tractor-field-day-tickets-37551092328