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Local Foods College: To till or not to till? Tips for fall soil prep for vegetables

Tuesday, September 18

For most vegetables, the growing season is coming to a close. But we're not done quite yet! What we do now to prepare our soil has a big impact on the health and productivity of next year's crop. Extension Educator Annie Klodd will talk about the fall soil prep to-do list: Cleaning out or tilling in old plants, soil testing, cover cropping, adding nutrition, and controlling winter annual weeds. She will answer questions like, "Should I till plants in or take them out?" and "When is the best time to add compost and fertilizer?"

Presenter: Annie Klodd

Annie Klodd is an Extension Educator for Fruit and Vegetable Production at the University of Minnesota. Annie grew up on a vineyard in Iowa, and joined UMN Extension in January 2018 after working for Penn State Extension. She provides educational opportunities to farmers around the state who grow fruits and vegetables, as well as advising home gardeners and community organizations. Her focus areas include pest and weed management tactics, optimizing production practices, and cover cropping.

Local Foods College

Event information

Tuesday, September 18
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Anna Peterson, University of Minnesota Extension, executive administrative assistant
hans0947@umn.edu or 218-281-8699




Use the link below to register.  On September 17th registrants will receive an email with the link to this course session.

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