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Field and Bed Preparation

Monday May 9, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue: Online

Online via Zoom - link will be sent to registrants

Member: Free Register
Standard: Free Register

The 2022 Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program is FREE for everyone! This program is a project of Employment Ontario and is funded in part by the Canadian Government and the Ontario Government, and is a collaboration between the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, EFAOEverdale and the National Farmers Union Ontario.


*Funding stipulations require participants to fill out a pdf registration form, which you will receive upon registration for this event. Data will be collected and handled by Ignatius Jesuit Centre and the NFU -O and will be treated as confidential and only shared with the funding agency.

Neither EFAO nor Everdale will view, handle or store any of the information in this form.


Field and Bed Preparation


Before you can plant, you need to prepare the soil. This webinar will discuss methods of field and bed preparation, the dangers of over cultivation, and innovative no-till options. Primary and secondary tillage equipment will be shown as well as smaller-scale and hand-tool options. Farmer Seb Ramirez will contrast the differences between tractor, BCS, and no-till techniques. A recording of this webinar will be available.


Speakers: Lisa Conroy, Ignatius Farm & Seb Ramirez, The Community Farmer.