Heidi Noordijk

Education Program Assistant

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Started at NWREC: April 2012

Department: Small Farms

Duties: As part of the statewide OSU Small Farms Program I help coordinate educational events for beginning and small-scale farmers in the North Willamette Valley as well as participating in on farm research projects.

Educational programming includes the Growing Farms Series, Small Farm School and ACRES (Agricultural Composting Resources & Education Series).

I also participate in research involving cover crop and nutrient management in vegetable production and CROPTIME, a vegetable crop planning tool that will provide degree-day models for many vegetable varieties.

Research Interests: I am interested in small scale and sustainable fruit and vegetable production. Focusing on practices to help manage insect and disease pests by maintaining healthy soils, healthy plants and economically healthy farmers.

Education: Michigan State University B.S. Horticulture

Home Town: Heidi is orignally from Ann Arbor, Michigan and currently resides in Canby.

Education Program Assistant

Started at NWREC: April 2012

Department: Small Farms

Duties: As part of the statewide OSU Small Farms Program I help coordinate educational events for beginning and small-scale farmers in the North Willamette Valley as well as participating in on farm research projects.

Educational programming includes the Growing Farms Series, Small Farm School and ACRES (Agricultural Composting Resources & Education Series).

I also participate in research involving cover crop and nutrient management in vegetable production and CROPTIME, a vegetable crop planning tool that will provide degree-day models for many vegetable varieties.

Research Interests: I am interested in small scale and sustainable fruit and vegetable production. Focusing on practices to help manage insect and disease pests by maintaining healthy soils, healthy plants and economically healthy farmers.

Education: Michigan State University B.S. Horticulture

Home Town: Heidi is orignally from Ann Arbor, Michigan and currently resides in Canby.