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New York Soil Health Summit 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9:30am to 5:00pm

Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level - Meeting Rooms 2-4 Albany, NY

New York Soil Health will host the first statewide soil health conference in New York.

This event is for farmers, researchers, agriculture service providers, government agencies, non-profits and policy-makers interested in advancing soil health efforts across the state.

The summit will host 20 expert panelists and speakers, including farmers, researchers, agricultural specialists, and policymakers. The featured keynote speaker is David Montgomery, professor and MacArthur Fellow from University of Washington, author of the critically acclaimed new book “Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life”.

Summit topics include:

  • Soil Health Economics at the Farm Scale
  • Farmer Soil Health Survey on Benefits and Constraints
  • Soil Health and Climate Change
  • New York Soil Health Roadmap feedback sessions
  • A series of brief talks summarizing current research
  • Grower panel featuring dairy, field, and vegetable crop producers

Summit speakers include researchers from Cornell University and the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service; non-profit leaders from The Nature Conservancy, Northeast Organic Farming Association, American Farmland Trust, and the New York Farm Viability Institute; farmers from New York; and government leaders.

For more information, detailed agenda, and to register* for the conference please visit www.summit.newyorksoilhealth.org.  

*Registration required.

 

Event Type

Conference/Workshop

Departments

Crop and Soil Sciences (CSS), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Horticulture, School of Integrative Plant Science

Tags

organic, fieldcrops, small farms

Website

http://summit.newyorksoilhealth.org

Cost

$15 (includes lunch)

Hashtag

#NYSoilHealth

Contact E-Mail

info@newyorksoilhealth.org

Contact Name

David W. Wolfe

Speaker Affiliation

Summit speakers include researchers from Cornell University and the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service; non-profit leaders from The Nature Conservancy, Northeast Organic Farming Association, American Farmland Trust, and the New York Farm Viability Institute; farmers from New York; and government leaders.

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Public

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