Agroforestry Field Day

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Agroforestry Field Day

Time: November 16, 2012 from 9am to 3:30pm
Location: Big Flats, NY
Street: 3266 Route 352
City/Town: Big Flats, NY
Website or Map: http://events.constantcontact…
Phone: 607-562-8404
Event Type: field, day
Organized By: Plant Materials Center and Cornell Cooperative Extension
Latest Activity: Oct 18, 2012

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Event Description

Working Trees in Agricultural Landscapes: An Introduction to Agroforestry”, on November 16, 2012, 9:30am, at the USDA NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center, Big Flats, New York.  Below is a short explanation of the day’s events. 

                              An Overview of Five Agroforestry Systems for the Northeast: Alley Cropping, Forest Riparian Buffers, Windbreaks, Silvopasturing and Forest Farming

      The Ecological and Economical Benefits of Agroforestry Ray Archuleta, USDA-NRCS National Technology Center-East, Conservation Agronomist.

      Field Tour: Examples of windbreaks, living snow fence, willows for soil bioengineering, hybrid willows for bioenergy, shrub willow time of cutting and planting study. Establishment method demonstration: nursery stock options, site preparation methods, post-planting vegetation and pest control, native willow evaluation, species and cultivars of interest.

 

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