Schedule
 

7:00 to 8:00 am Mountain Time - Registration
At the Dickinson Research Center (coffee available)

Parking:
Dickinson Recreation Center
[map]


8:00 to 10:30 am
 

Dickinson Research Extension Center

  • "Ley Farming" grazing study
  • Forage legume trials
  • Long-term Organic & Tillage System Study
  • New organic research site (with "groundbreaking" ceremony!)
10:45 am
 Buses and caravan leave Dickinson bound for Assumption Abbey in Richardton, ND
(23 miles from Dickinson-- refreshments available)

11:30 to 12:15 pm
 

Discussion:
Research directions for new organic site
led by Pat Carr (Lounge)

12:15 pm
 Lunch
(In Assumption Abbey Dining Hall)

1:30 to 2:30 pm

 

Tours, Meetings, and Workshops

  • Option 1: ND OCIA chapter meeting (Lounge)

  • Option 2: View "Seeds for the Future" video (Meeting room)

  • Option 3: Tour Assumption Abbey - Includes tour of sanctuary and grounds (Meet in dining hall)

  • Option 4: Tour Sacred Heart Monastery
    Includes Hama ranch and woolworks, 2 100-kilowatt wind turbines, and tour of the chapel.
    This tour will take place at Sacred Heart Monastery, located 1 mile west of Richardton on old Hwy 10.


    Meet at the bus at 1:20 pm.

2:45 pm
 Buses leave for Boehm farm
6 miles from Abbey-- after-noon refreshments await your arrival!

3:00 to 6:00 pm
 Duane & Chantra Boehm's farm

3:00 pm
  Organic Variety Trials Tour
and variety selection observation training

4:30 pm
 

Concurrent Sessions

  • Option 1: Boehm's crop tour

  • Option 2: Advanced Variety Selection Observation Training

5:00 pm
 Rotational Grazing Developments
Includes electric fencing and water development

6:00 pm
 Buses return to Abbey and Dickinson REC
Returning you to your vehicles!

6:30 to 8:00 pm

 

Supper
The Stone Mill in Richardton located at 1-94 & Hwy 8 exchange - Transportation on your own
Boehm's burgers, with salads and desserts

  • Option 1: Tour of The Stone Mill

  • Option 2: Socializing and relaxation Certified organic specialty crop cleaning, seed processing, bagging, treating, and marketing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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