The 2015 Draft Animal-Power Field Days will be held at the Cummington Fairgrounds, in Cummington MA on September 24 to 27.
The event will offer the following:
• Intensive workshops offered on Thursday will cover topics such as forestry, training draft-animals, introduction to oxen and teaching teamsters.
• Equipment demonstrations will feature manufacturers who specialize in animal-powered equipment as well as practical adaptations for equipment designed for tractors.
• Educational sessions featuring animal-power in the market garden: many organic producers see animalpower as a viable alternative to tractors.
• Logging and forestry folks will find a number of interesting topics, discussions and demonstrations about animal-powered logging and positive impact forestry.