Northeast Cover Crops Council Meeting

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Cornell University - The Statler Hotel, 130 Statler Drive, Ithaca, New York 14853

Interested in cover crops? Farmers, students, researchers, extension educators, government and industry representatives, and other cover crop enthusiasts are invited to the first annual Northeast Cover Crops Council Meeting hosted by Cornell University and the USDA NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center on November 8-9, 2017.  

Presentations on November 8 will focus on soil health, cover crop practices for no-till, pest management, cover crop mixtures, harvesting cover crops for forage, and more. Participants will also have the opportunity to present their own work in a Poster Reception featuring local and seasonal refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. November 9 will feature a field tour of the cover crop demonstration plots at the USDA-NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center in Big Flats, NY. This meeting will be a great opportunity to learn about advances and network with cover crop experts from the Northeast.

Space is limited, so register now to secure your spot!  (Once capacity is reached, a wait list will become available.)

Questions? Contact Sandra Wayman at sw783@cornell.edu or Victoria Ackroyd at victoria.ackroyd@ars.usda.gov.

Event Type

Meeting

Tags

Small Farms Program

Website

http://www.cvent.com/events/northeast...

Group

Small Farms Program: Central NY

Contact E-Mail

sw783@cornell.edu or victoria.ackroyd@ars.usda.gov

Contact Name

Sandra Wayman or Victoria Ackroyd

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