Location: Ontario Produce Auction, 4860 Yautzy Road, Stanley, NY
8:30-8:45 Registration and Refreshments
8:45-9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00-10:00 Keynote Speaker: Blake Vince, Farmer: #RootsNotIron A discussion of both on-farm and field scale research on conserving farmland with cover crops and promoting biodiversity.
10:10-11:10 Mike Stanyard, CCE Northwest NY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops: Glyphosate Resistant Weeds: ID, Biology & Management A closer look into each of these glyphosate-resistant weed species (marestail, waterhemp and Palmer amaranth) and how their biology has allowed them to survive and spread in NY; including a review of the most effective herbicide programs to use in corn and soybeans in 2020.
11:10-12:00 Karl Czymmek & Peter Wright, Cornell PRO-DAIRY: Manure Storages: building, filling, emptying & maintaining Considerations for planning, design, construction and O&M of manure storages for a dairy operation. How this will affect your farm operation and your neighbors will be discussed.
12:00-1:00 Lunch, Exhibitions, and Raffle Prizes
1:00-1:30 Anthony Prestigiacomo, Research Scientist, Division of Water, Finger Lakes Watershed Hub: Threats to Water Quality and Clean Water Planning Discussion of Harmful Algal Blooms, watershed clean water planning, and strategies to reduce nutrient losses from watersheds.
1:40-2:30 Blake Vince: #RootsNotIron Putting Healthy Soils and Water First
To register, please return this form to: Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association, PO Box 323, Canandaigua, NY 14424, with check made payable to CLWA.
You may also pre-register by calling 585-394-5030 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by February 7, 2020.
To pay with credit card, please go to the following link: http://www.canandaigualakeassoc.org/get-involved/soil-health-workshop/
$15 per participant with pre-registration (includes lunch).
$20 per participant for walk-ins (payable by cash only).