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Practical Soil Health Series

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Practical Soil Health Series

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Practical Soil Health Series

Practical soil health (1 of 4): Cover crop management and termination

Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM

John Wallace, Penn State weed specialist, and Mike Hunter, NNY CCE team agronomist, will discuss residual herbicides used in corn and soybean production and their impact on fall seeded cover crops as well as herbicide selection to terminate spring cover crops.

NYSDEC credits 1.0 CCA credits 1.5 PM

Registration is REQUIRED to be eligible for credits!

Register https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/cover_230

Practical soil health (2 of 4): Compaction management

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Warren Schneckenberger, crop farmer from Ontario, Canada will discuss sources of compaction in field crop production, technologies and practices that can reduce compaction.

CCA credits TBD you MUST register to be eligible for credits!

Fee $10

Register https://ncrat.cce.cornell.edu/event_preregistration_new.php?id=1440

Practical soil health (3 of 4): No-till planter and discussion of its components

Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

The components of a no till planter are discussed in this video. To be followed by a Q/A session including CCE staff and no-till farmers.

CCA credits available you MUST register to be eligible for credits!

Register https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/notill_230

Practical soil health (4 of 4): Soil Health Practices in Dairy Systems

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

This video seminar features a farmer panel who share their experiences adopting reduced and no-till cover crops. Changes in practices and adaptations for improvement are described. Panelists share the detail of practices used such as interseeding, seeding mixes, and tillage. Benefits include reduction is soil compaction and improved infiltration.

Panelists include Forrest Watson of Mulligan Farm in Livingston County, Ryan Akin of Hemdale Farms in Ontario County and Jason Burroughs of Aurora Ridge Dairy in Cayuga County. The panel is moderated by Janice Degni, Cornell Cooperative Extension Field Crops Specialist from the South-Central NY Dairy and Field Crops Program.

CCA credits available you MUST register to be eligible for credits!

Fee $10

Register https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pc-itqjwvHdBUWcplSaTc5WFjb9UH6Gqj

Fee

$10 for each session -- register for each separately using given links

Learn More

https://ncrat.cce.cornell.edu/

Last updated February 9, 2021