Farmer Training Workshop – Soil Health Field Day

Date:

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 -

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location:

Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator, 60 Gatehouse Road, New Paltz, NY 12561

Hosted by Glynwood.

"Paul Salon, Plant Materials Specialist, NRCS; Fay Benson, SCNY Regional Dairy & Field Crops Team, Small Dairy Support, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Masoud Hashemi, University of Massachusetts, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, Team Leader: Crops, Dairy, Livestock, Equine; Dave Llewellyn, Director of Farm Stewardship, Glynwood. This full-day workshop will take place at the Hudson Valley Farm Business Incubator. Soil Health 101 will include soil health concepts and constraints, pasture remediation strategies for compacted, wet soils, a water infiltration demonstration, and active carbon testing. The field day will also include a tour of Glynwood’s pasture improvement trials and warm season annual forage demonstration areas. Lunch included."

Must purchase ticket on Glynwood website.