If you are interested in where art, science and soil meet, here are some fascinating collaborations and an upcoming art exhibit.
The Cornell Small Farms Program is offering a series of workshops on tarping for reduced tillage in Maine and New York this fall. Please also take their tarping survey.
A collection of recent news related to soil health, carbon capture, new initiatives, urban soils, a TED talk and more.
Graduate students and faculty from Alabama A&M, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Delaware State and Navajo Technical University came to Cornell for an intensive 2 day workshop on soil health.
New York Soil Health, the American Farmland Trust, and the USDA-NRCS came together with the Seneca Nation Agriculture Department and the farmers of Gakwi:yo:h Farms to discuss management of healthy soils and how to promote soil health to farmers throughout the Seneca Nation.
Farmer interest and enthusiasm for cover crops and soil health is at an all-time high. One factor contributing to these increases is assistance that farmers are getting with cover crops from cooperative extension, industry, and other organizations. With funding from the New York State Environmental Protection Fund, the New York Soil Health Initiative was started in 2016 and brings together farmers, researchers, and agricultural service providers to facilitate the adoption of practices that improve soil health.
The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, otherwise known as the 2018 Farm Bill, includes a wide variety of provisions highlighting
the importance of soil health across U.S. farmland.
Presentations from Empire Farm Days in New York in August 2019 at the Soil Health Center sponsored by the New York State Interagency Soil Health Working Group and New York Soil Health Initiative.
Summer is a busy time in the Northeast, and as you can imagine, it was busy with New York soil health-related activities…
Aerial Cover Crops will be planted on local farms September 23-October 4, via Helicopter.