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.
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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