Farm tours focus on soil health in Nebraska, Iowa

Farm and Food

Lucia Schulz, community organizing associate,, 402.380.7006; or Teresa Hoffman, senior communications associate,, 402.687.2100, ext. 1012

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LYONS, NEBRASKA – Current, beginning, and Latino farmers across Nebraska and Iowa interested in hearing from farmers about their operations and the application of specific practices for soil health are invited to “Soil Health Farm Tours,” hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs.

This series of free farm tours are scheduled for the following dates, times, and locations: 

  • Sunday, April 10, noon to 2 p.m.
    Honey Creek Creamery
    Honey Creek, Iowa
  • Sunday, April 24, noon to 2 p.m.
    Hideaway Farm
    North Bend, Nebraska
  • Saturday, May 7, noon to 2 p.m.
    Little Mountain Ranch and Garden
    Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
  • Sunday, May 22, noon to 2 p.m.
    Robinette Farms
    Martell, Nebraska

“The whole family is invited to these tours to learn about produce, livestock, and other specialty crop farmers in Nebraska and Iowa,” said Lucia Schulz, community organizing associate for the Center. “Farmers will discuss their operations with us and how they apply specific practices for good soil health.”

Each event will include a one-hour tour in English and Spanish with time for questions with the farmer at the end of the event.

Registration is required one day in advance. Sign up at For more information, contact Schulz at or 402.380.7006.

This project is funded by a U.S. Department of Agriculture Nebraska Resources Conservation Service grant.

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