Events / 8/30 | Soil Health Field Day In Birdsall, NY

8/30 | Soil Health Field Day In Birdsall, NY

08/30/2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

CompostPlease join CCE and partners for a full day of soil health presentations, discussion and field walk. The NY Soil Health Trailer will be on site along with the Genesee River Watershed Interseeder.

 

 

Cost: $10/person if pre-registered by August 24th or $15 at the door.
Lunch is included choice of: Beef on Weck, Grill Chicken or Veggie Burger.

Location:
Birdsall Inn
9011 County Rd 15b
Birdsall, NY 14822

Agenda
10:00 -10:45 Principles of no till and interseeding – Stephanie Castle, Watershed Agriculture Coordinator
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10:45-11:15 Introduction to soil health planning principles – Paul Salon, NRCS
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11:15-11:45 Cornell Soil Health Assessment tests – Kirsten Kurtz, Cornell Soil Health Lab Manager
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11:45 –12:00 Soil Health on Rented Farmland: Working with the Landowner of the Future – Jeff Ten Eyck, CCA, NY Ag Stewardship Specialist
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12:00-12:50 Lunch
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1:00-3:00 Field Walk
– Janice Brown & Kim Shaklee, Birds-All Dairy
Soil Management Field Discussion & Demonstrations – Fay Benson, CCE
– Jonathan Barter, SWCD
– Matt Havens, NRCS

For more information or to pre-register contact Lynn Bliven (585) 268-7644 ext. 18 or lao3@cornell.edu.

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