Dual Cropping Systems: An Introduction

Spend a summer morning at the Lehman Family Farm in Polk City, Iowa. Aaron and Nicole Lehman have a 400-acre farm where they raise conventional and organic corn, soybeans, and hay. The Lehmans will talk about the challenges and opportunities of these dual farming systems. Curious about organic transition, organic record keeping, and conservation? We hope to see you there!

Aaron and Nicole Lehman and their family raise corn, soybeans, oats, and hay in both organic and conventional rotations on their family farm. Aaron Lehman the president of the Iowa Farmers Union and is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. Aaron and Nicole are both graduates of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. Nicole Lehman has a Masters of Science in Microbiology and Immunology from Duke University School of Medicine. Until 2016, she was a senior research associate at DuPont Pioneer. Nicole and Aaron have two children, Jordan and Benjamin.

This event is made possible by a generous grant from the USDA's Risk Management Agency. 

July 24, 2018 at 9:00am - 12pm
Lehman Farm
3190 NW 142nd
Polk City, IA 50226
United States
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Toby Cain · · 5634470462
Joe Lally Joseph Riley Lacie Dotterweich Doug Schwartzkopf Tim Ennis Genetic Enterprises International Ronald Tigner Larry Steinbronn Donna Winburn Colin Wiegman Ron Bedford

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