Interest in soil health practices such as reducing tillage, planting winter cover crops, and using compost amendments has expanded greatly in recent years, yet constraints to adoption persist. Our project facilitates collaboration among the many on-going efforts across the state to implement research, outreach, and policy solutions to address these constraints.
NY Soil Health News
On July 31, 71 farmers, educators, and researchers convened at the research farm in Willsboro, NY to learn about ways to reduce tillage in organic cropping systems, and improve their soils for the long term.read more
These are upcoming soil health events of interest taking place in New York State and nationally.read more
Selected recorded talks and resources from the 2018 New York Soil Health Summit held on July 18 in Albany, NY, are now available.read more
Soil Health News
16 August 2018
Long Island Soil Health Field Day
American Farmland Trust (AFT) and local partners on Long Island will offer a Soil Health Field Day on MKZ Farms in Jamesport on Long Island.
17 Aug 2018
At this workshop, you’ll learn innovative methods for reducing tillage.
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