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HUNTER FARM STATE FINALIST - 7/26/18
posted by: Sherry Pearson

Congratulations to Luke & Mitsy Hunter - State Finalists for Conservation Farm

The Hunter’s own and operate 350 acres and rent an additional 200 acres along Sycamore Creek in Jackson County.  Their farm is very diverse with cow/calf, broilers, layers, pigs and turkeys.  A high tunnel to grow and sell produce all year. 

Other Best Management Practices Include:

2 Feedpads 

Micro-Irrigation

Nutrient Management

2 Ponds Grassed Waterways

Roofed Runoff Management

1 Water Well

Division Ditches

Hay & Pasture Land Mangt

6 Troughs

Underground tile drainage

Intensive Grazing

5000’ Pipeline

Woodland Access Roads

Brush Control

1 High Tunnel Critical Area Stabilization      

Hay Rolled Out In Winter

 Cover Crops

Wildlife Management

Crimson Clover Cover Crop

 



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