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High Tunnel Farmer-to-Farmer Meeting

Attend this workshop in Poughkeepsie, NY on Monday, 4 Feb 2019 (snow date Thursday, 7 Feb).  Talk with farmers about high tunnel production! They know and you can learn about…

  • keeping the right level of soil fertility season-long
  • selecting the right high tunnel for you
  • construction considerations
  • biological pest and disease management
  • set the agenda!bring your own questions and share your experience

High Tunnel Farmer-to-Farmer Meeting

Hosted and facilitated by the Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension

When
Monday, February 4 (snow date Thursday, Feb 7)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Where
Poughkeepsie Farm Project
51 Vassar Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

$15 for enrolled CCE ENYCHP members, $20 non-enrolled
Includes catered lunch (vegetarian options available)
Pre-Register Here – https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/event_preregistration.php?event=1068

High tunnel enclosed in plastic with end doors in place.

Join us for a facilitated farmer to farmer style workshop focused on high tunnel production and management. The final meeting agenda will be developed on the day of the meeting with input from attendees!

We plan to cover such topics as season long soil fertility management, high tunnel model selection and construction considerations, biological pest and disease management, and more.

Confirmed farmer presenters include:

  • Paul and Sandy Arnold of Pleasant Valley Farm in Argyle, NY
  • Leon Vehaba of the Poughkeepsie Farm Project, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Sam and Erin Enouen and Sam Zurofsky of Long Season Farm in Kerhonkson, NY
  • Jeff Arnold of the Hudson Valley Farm Hub in Hurley, NY

Pre-Register Here – https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/event_preregistration.php?event=1068

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