New York Soil Health Summit Cover ImageSelected recorded talks and resources from the 2018 New York Soil Health Summit held on July 18 in Albany, NY, are now available. New York government policy and nonprofit leaders, researchers, farmers and agricultural professionals from 40 organizations attended the first statewide Soil Health Summit. It was organized by New York Soil Health, which is funded by the state’s Environmental Protection Fund and coordinated by Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).

Visit our post-summit resources page.


Recorded talks available: 

  • Soil Health: Pioneers and Emerging Frontiers by David Wolfe, Cornell University
  • Reducing Tillage on New York Vegetable Farms by Anu Rangarajan,  Cornell Small Farm Programs
  • Soil Health for Apple Orchard Systems by Greg Peck, Cornell University
  • Upcycling Dairy Manure as a Marketable Fertilizer by Johannes Lehmann, Cornell University
  • Cover Crop Interseeding and Perennial Grains by Matt Ryan, Cornell University
  • Rebecca Benner from The Nature Conservancy
  • Elizabeth Henderson from Northeast Organic Farming Association
  • David Haight from the American Farmland Trust
  • Jeff Williams from the New York Farm Bureau
  • Farmer Soil Health Survey on Benefits and Constraints by Cedric Mason, Cornell University
  • Soil Health and Climate Change by Jennifer Wightman and Peter Woodbury, Cornell University
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