Cover Crops Field Day

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Cover Crops Field Day

Time: November 15, 2012 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Big Flats Plants Material Center
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: Cornell Cooperative Extension and USDA NRCS PMC
Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2012

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Annual Cover Crop Tour and Workshop

November 15.  Registration 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Tour of cc demo at Big Flats PMC 9:45 – 11:15 a.m. Travel to Town Hall 11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Speakers 11:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Speakers 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Ray Archuleta – East National Technology Center, Conservation Agronomist; Soil Quality, Health, Biology and Cover Crops. Reduction of Chemical Inputs through Soil Health./ Quirine Ketterings – Cornell University Dept. of Animal Science, Associate Professor, Nutrient Management Spear Program; Winter-Forage Small Grains to Boost Feed Supply: From Cover Crop to Double Crop./ Klaas Martens - Organic Grain and Cover Crop Seed Producer Penn Yan, NY; On Farm Cover Crop Research and Development./ Charlie White – Penn State University, Extension Specialist; Cover Crop Combinations of Fava Bean, Red Clover and Triticale, Review Plots at Big Flats PMC and Discuss Plots at Penn State and other On-Farm Research in Pennsylvania./ Aaron Ristow - Agriculture Coordinator, Upper Susquehanna Coalition (USC); Cover Cropping within the Chesapeake Bay TMDL Framework./ Paul Salon – USDA-NRCS, Plant Materials Specialist./ Tour of Cover Crop Demonstration Plots, which includes a Time of Planting Demo with over 80 plots (species, varieties or mixes)with some seeded at several seeding dates.There may be a (to be confirmed) demonstration of an innovative, no-till inter-row cover crop seeder from Penn. State. Supported by an NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant. *To register, click on this link and scroll down to register button. *For additional information contact paul.salon@ny.usda.gov or by calling 607-562-8404. There will be a morning field tour. Let us know if you have special needs. Please bring $10.00 to cover the cost of lunch. 4.00 CCA and PA NM credits available. Flyer with more information here

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