Events / 9/23 | Soil Health in Pastures and Pasture Management – Middle Island, NY

9/23 | Soil Health in Pastures and Pasture Management – Middle Island, NY

09/23/2019
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

Location:

Acabonac Farms – 274 Yaphank Middle Island Rd, Middle Island, NY 11953

Agenda:

2:00pm 

Registration, Welcome, & Intro to Soil Health| Debbie Aller, CCE – Suffolk County

 

2:20pm

American Farmland Trust’s soil health efforts on Long Island | Aaron Ristow, American Farmland Trust

 

2:40pm

Equipment Loan Program (SHELP) for Suffolk County Farmers | Ann Marie Calabro, Suffolk County – SWCD

 

3:00pm

Managing perennial and annual forage needs at Acabonac Farms | Sam Schmidt and Stephen Skrenta, Acabonac Farms

 

3:30pm  Break

 

3:45pm

Pasture management for better soil and healthier cows | Morgan Hartman, Black Queen Angus Farm, LLC (Albany, NY)

 

4:45pm

Pasture Walk & Talk – lead by Sam, Stephen, and Morgan

 

5:30pm

What you need to know about using a no-till drill to seed pasture | Dan Heston, Peconic Land Trust

 

6:00pm  Dinner

 

7:00pm  Final Comments & Adjourn

 

FREE EVENT! Registration required. Dinner included.

 

Please register by September 18th! To register contact Sarah Osborn at 631-727-3595 or so348@cornell.edu

No DEC credits will be offered. Rain or shine.

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