Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Specialized Small-Farm Equipment Showcase

Date: Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Start: 1:00 pm End: 4:00 pm

Location: Kymar Acres Farm, 2168 Winnmakee Road, Waukon, Iowa

Contact: Farm hosts Kyle and Mari Holthaus, (563) 380-8877, kymaracres@neitel.net

This field day is hosted by Windridge Implements and Kymar Acres, a diversified farm with 5 acres of vegetables, herbs and flowers grown from farmers' markets and wholesale accounts. Check out equipment including BCS two-wheel tractors; a Falc bed builder from France; Mater Mac four-row, adjustable-width planter; Checchi and Maggli transplanters for vegetable sets; and plasti-culture layers in red, silver and deep green plastic. Bear Creek 4H will have its annual fundraiser.

Directions to the farm: From Decorah, go southeast on state Route 9. Turn left (north) on Winnmakee Road. Go 3 miles; Kymar Acres is on the right. From Waukon, go south out of town, then west on Route 9 about 6 miles. Turn right (north) on Winnmakee Road and go about 3 miles. Kymar Acres is on the right.