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Open House
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Date/Time
Thursday, August 22nd 2013 - 10:00 am - 1:15 pm

Location
James Kokes Farm

Anyone interested in getting a first-hand look at eco-friendly cattle feeding operations should consider attending this free and open to the public tour.  The tour will start at 10:00 am on Aug. 22nd  on the James Kokes farm approximately 4 miles west of Tabor on the south side of Highway 50.   The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will have engineers and agronomists on site to discuss the design, construction, and implementation of a Comprehensive Nutrient Management System.  Options on obtaining funding to assist with the construction of animal waste storage systems will be presented by NRCS program specialists and the Lewis & Clark Watershed Implementation Project.  Lunch and refreshments will be sponsored by Kokes Ag Service and the Bon Homme Conservation District.  During lunch, a soil health demonstration will be presented.  At approximately 1:15 pm a second facility tour will begin at the John Vlcek farm located on Highway 52 and the junction of 420th Avenue (5 miles south of Tyndall, 3 miles east on Highway 52).  Please call the NRCS or Conservation District office if you need more information, 605-589-3232, ext. 3.  Thank you!

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