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Vintage Corn Planting demo to be held at BHC-East

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Vintage Corn Planting demo to be held at Black Hawk College – East Campus

On Tuesday, May 11, a couple of unique demonstrations will be taking place in the organic field plots just east of the Black Hawk College - East Campus entrance. (Black Hawk College-East Campus - 26230 Black Hawk Road - Galva, IL)

At 10:30 a.m., a Horse Care & Training demo will be held followed by a vintage corn planting demo at 11 a.m.

David Jensen of Sheffield will be planting corn in the organics field using a team of Percheron horses pulling a Hayes Check-Row 2-row corn planter. The planter was manufactured by the Hayes Pump & Planter Company of Galva. in the early 1900s and has been refurbished by the college's ag mechanics department.

A rain date has been set for Thursday, May 13.