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8/6-8/8 | Soil Health Center at Empire Farm Days

From 08/06/2019 to 08/08/2019
Visitors take a tour of the cover crop trials planting at the 2018 Empire Farm Days

A group of visitors takes a tour of the cover crop trials planting at the 2018 Empire Farm Days. Photo credit: Cedric Mason, Cornell University, New York Soil Health

 

The Soil Health Center at Empire Farm Days features soil health experts, themed farmer panels, extensive cover crop demonstration plots, information, raffles, and more.

 

The New York Soil Health Trailer will be at the August 6-8, 2019 Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls, N.Y., as part of its summer tour across the Northeast to educate viewers on soil compaction in regional pasture soils.
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2019 EFD Soil Health Keynoters

The Soil Health Center keynote speakers for 2019 will be Professor Harold van Es, Ph.D., Cornell University; Jim Hershey, President of the Pennsylvania No-Till Alliance and owner of Hershey Farms; and Ryan Maher, Cornell Small Farms Program Research and Extension Specialist. More details.

 

 

2019 EFD Soil Health Panelists

Planting green, nutrient management in no-till systems, and soil health management in vegetable production are among the practices that will be shared by the eight farmers tapped for Soil Health Center panel presentations at the 2019 Empire Farm Days.              More details.

 

 

 

The Soil Health Center at Empire Farm Days is made possible by the New York State Interagency Soil Health Working Group, New York Soil Health Initiative, and Empire Farm Days.

 

The Soil Health Center schedule can be seen here: https://empirefarmdays.com/daily-schedules/

 

Visit the Empire Farm Days website for more information: http://empirefarmdays.com/

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