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Fall Plowing & Manure Spreading    

Saturday, September 17 | 10:00–4:00 p.m.

Children's Craft: Dirt & Worms Dessert


It’s time to plant winter wheat, which means it’s time to help fill the farm's "New Idea" spreader with old bedding, corn cobs, and manure...then follow the farmer and horses out to the field and watch as they spread it over the ground.

Once the soil is ready, you can help with the next step and turn over the earth with a mouldbord plow pulled by another team of horses. Farmers will be there to drive the team and teach you how to turn a perfect furrow. 



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Howell Farm is owned by the County of Mercer and operated by the Mercer County Park Commission

Brian M. Hughes, County Executive | Aaron T. Watson, Executive Director

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