Practical Farmers of Iowa hosted a workshop on growing chestnuts commercially. They videoed the conference. This video of Tom goes into details about Establishment and maintenance. You will find the same details in our chestnut primer (available on this website for down load). If you don’t like reading, enjoy the video:
Tom Wahl spoke on site selection and care of chestnut trees at the Chestnut conference in Letts, Iowa on February 11, 2017. The conference was video taped. This video is 1 hour and 20 minute long. It covers hardiness zones, drainage needs, Ph requirements and more for chestnut trees. Information from the conference is available.
You can watch the vidoe and others from the chestnut conferce on you tube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aV_U0k-lmg
Lisa Louck, Iowa DNR, talked on possible cost share options for Iowans at the Chestnut Conference in Lett, Iowa on February 11, 2017.
In 2016 Kathy recieved an award for her work with Tom on creating a sustainable farm. The award was from Iowa State Extension – Iowa State University.
June of 2013 Iowa Public Television visited Red Fern Farm to tape a session for a new show called Iowa Ingredient. We had a wonderful time with the film crew and got to meet Cari Nebe as she drove into the grove to tape the intro for the show.