The Old Fort - Farm Field Day

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Farm Field Day at the Old Fort

1st annual Event

Saturday May 5, 2018

9 am until 4 pm

$5 per person or $10 per car entry fee- Bring your entire family/neighbors with you!  Free Parking.

18683 Hwy 140; Hesperus, CO  81326

4 miles south of Hesperus

Agricultural seminars:

Historic Library

10 am:  Southwest Colorado Research Center update

Noon: Equipment Lease versus purchase

2 pm:  Basic First Aid and CPR


Outside Historic Library:

11 am:  Operation and maintenance of weed eaters and chainsaws

1 pm:  Fence maintenance

Colorado Farm Bureau Farm Safety Trailer- Ongoing South of historic library


Exhibitors include:

·        Stotz Equipment

·         Southwest Ag Inc

·         LaPlata Conservation District

·         Rocky Draw Ag Services

·         Tag Equipment Wheel Hoe

·         National Young Farmers Coalition

·         Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

·         Humate Health

Seed potatoes and onion bunches (red, white and yellow intermediate day) available for purchase.

Concessions will include morning coffee, warm and cold drinks.  Soups and sandwiches made with Old Fort products and local pork will also be available.  

Field Demonstrations at 9:30, 11:30 and 1:30

·         Brillion seeder                                        ·         Plotmaster

·         Waterjet Stinger                                     ·         Weeding, harvesting

·         Equipment interchange                            ·         Horse drawn homesteader

·         Bed shaping, bed leveling

Interested in being an exhibitor, contact Bob Bragg at or 970-560-0781

All other questions or interested in volunteering, contact Beth LaShell at or 970-385-4574