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MAY 19, 2016: TILLAGE

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Educator Justin O’Dea for a workshop on soil tillage in agriculture. The workshop will explore why tillage practices have long been a facet of agriculture, different types of tillage, the effects of tillage on soils, and tillage strategies that work to conserve soils and build soil health. The workshop will involve participatory problem-solving and a field walk.

TillageMay 19, 2016
12:30 – 3:30 pm
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
Pocantico Hills, NY

Workshops are free and open to the public. To register, contact Laurie at laurief@stonebarnscenter.org.

Justin O’Dea works as a vegetable and field crop educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County where he specializes in soil management, crop rotation, cover cropping, integrated weed and pest management, and value-added grain production. Justin grew up in the southern tier region of New York and has a varied working background with vegetables, fruits, and field crops. Justin’s formal training is in cropping systems agronomy, soil management, and ecology and holds a MS degree from Montana State University.

Click here for a full list of Beginning Farmer Workshops.

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