Farm Plans

Status report on Beavercreek Farm

We have fielded plenty of questions about the Beavercreek Demonstration Farm over the past several months.  July marked the first anniversary of our stewardship of Roaring Creek Ranch, aka the Beavercreek Demonstration Farm. Since we own only one farm, to us it is simply the Farm. Questions we’ve received… (1) […]

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Farm Status

Spring liming of fields completed

Last fall, we applied 10 tons of pelletized lime to the three main fields at the farm because our soils need some help. A few days ago, we followed up with another application of 10 tons of lime, but this time we used another way to get pelletized lime to […]

Farm Status

Applying lime with a fertilizer cart

District staff recently applied 10 tons of pelletized lime to 5.6 acres of grass field at the Beavercreek Demonstration Farm. That is an application rate of about 1.78 tons/acre. We used a fertilizer cart from Wilbur Ellis to do this, because we wanted to see how this device might work […]