Grain Place Field Day shines light on organic farming

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■ Virtual field day shares organic mission with all

  • Raymond Hain, general farm manager at the Grain Place, showcases one of the new planting techniques they are trying called skip row crop. This involves planting two rows of corn then one of cover crop. News-Register/Jeni Moellenberndt
    Raymond Hain, general farm manager at the Grain Place, showcases one of the new planting techniques they are trying called skip row crop. This involves planting two rows of corn then one of cover crop. News-Register/Jeni Moellenberndt
  • A new way to raise organic pigs that features a rotating grass and tree filled paddock is one of the new experiments going on at the Grain Place. News-Register/Jeni Moellenberndt
    A new way to raise organic pigs that features a rotating grass and tree filled paddock is one of the new experiments going on at the Grain Place. News-Register/Jeni Moellenberndt
Social distancing didn’t stop Grain Place Foods from hosting its annual field day as they showcased their farm near Marquette during a virtual tour Saturday morning. Attendees were then invited to listen to this year’s keynote speaker, Brise Tencer, executive director of the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) who has worked on organic food policy and research issues. “Organic production…

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