Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 9:30am to 2:30pm
Schoharie Valley Farms 495 N. Main Street Schoharie, NY 12157
Join us for a day of cover crop and soil health including, presentations, field tours, and a farmer panel! This field day is presented by USDA-NRCS, Cornell Cooperative Extension ENYCHP, SARE & SUNY Cobleskill.
Topics to include:
Introduction to Cornell's New Soil Health Initiative. David Wolfe, Professor of Plant and Soil Ecology in the School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell
Understanding Soil Health, Soil Health Demos Aaron Ristow, Cornell
Soil Health Field Evaluation and test pit Olga Vargas, NRCS
"Life Underground?": A discussion of beneficial soil-dwelling invertebrates Carmen Greenwood, SUNY Cobleskill
Cover Crop Selection and Management Thomas Bjorkman, Cornell
Twenty Different Cover Crop Species and Mixes Demonstration Plots Paul Salon, NRCS
Seven Inter-seeding demonstration plots John Wallace, Cornell
Farmer Panel - TBA
For More Information Please Contact: Chuck Bornt, CCE ENYCHP: 518-859-6213
$ 10 program fee includes lunch.