Cornell University

Organic Cover Crop Workshop and Tour

Monday, November 4, 2013 at 9:30am to 4:00pm

USDA-NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center, 3266 RT 352 Big Flats, NY 14814 3266 RT 352 Big Flats, NY 14814

Originally scheduled for Oct. 17 but delayed due to federal government shut down, this workshop will feature speakers from Cornell University presenting in depth information on cover cropping and reduced tillage for vegetable growers with an emphasis on organic systems. There will be a tour of the time of seeding cover crop demonstration with single and multiple species of cover crops, reduced tillage tools and a row crop interseeder.

Laurie Drinkwater, Thomas Bjorkman, Anu Rangarajan, and Brian Caldwell are among the presenters at this event, sponsored by Sponsored by the USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and the Northeast Farming Association of New York (NOFA) Upper Susquehanna Coalition and NY State Department of Ag. and Markets. Lunch available for $12.00.

Note: Due to the change in date we unfortunately realize that some registrants will not be able to make the new date of November 4th. All presenters will be participating except Thomas Bjorkman and Anu Rangarajan.  It is very important for us to have an accurate count when collating handouts and ordering lunches. Can you please click on the button below to re-register for the new date. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.

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