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Western New York Soil Health Alliance Summer Field Day

When

8/22/17 8:30 am to 8/22/17 3:30 pm AST

Contact

Location: Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extention
12690 NY-31
Albion, NY
United States

Event Description

Morning lectures from keynote speaker Wendy Taheri of TerraNimbus LLC and John Wallace from Cornell, will be followed by an afternoon at Toussaint Farms in Ridgeway, NY, observing 8 cover crop trials and exploring a soil pit, with on-site discussion led by Wendy Taheri. Cover crop interseeder and herbicide demonstrations will also be included in the workshop.

  • 8:30-9:30 am — Registration & Refreshments
  • 9:30-10:45 am — Wendy Taheri, TerraNimbus, LLC | Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) 101
  • 10:45-11:45 am — John Wallace, Cornell Assistant Professor | Best Management Practices and Herbicide choices when Interseeding Cover Crops
  • 12:00-1:30 pm — Lunch and travel to field trial site
  • 1:30-2:30 pm — Station 1: Cover Crop Field walk | Observe 8 trials of cover crop plantings
  • 2:30-3:30 pm — Station 2: Soil pit with Wendy Taheri | Learn what’s going on underground

Register by August 18th for reduced pricing. $40/pre-registered participant; $50 for walk-ins. Lunch is included in the cost of the workshop. DEC and CCA credits pending. Visit our website for additional details: www.wnysoilhealth.com

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