Potato Variety Trial Event in MN
On August 21st, 2013 the Paradox Farm in Ashby, MN will present “Let’s Talk Potatoes,” an overview of a Participatory Potato Variety Trial. This event will begin at 1:30pm with a potluck lunch on the farm followed by a tour of the potato variety trial and a presentation from the University of Wisconsin’s Dr. Ruth Genger. From 3:30-4pm guests will have the chance to participate in a discussion and ask questions before leaving the farm. Paradox Farm is located at 11643 State Hwy 78, Ashby, MN 56309, 10 miles south of Battle Lake and seven miles north of Ashby.
For more information contact Sue Wika at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-747-2202. This event is sponsored by the Sustainable Food Production program of the Sustainable Farming Association and will cover research being conducted by NCR-SARE Research and Education Program grant recipient, Amy Charkowski.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) LNC12-339, Selecting for Resilience in Low-input Potato Cropping Systems: Connecting Farmers and Breeders with the Genetic Resources of an Underutilized Potato Germplasm Collection .