Cover Crop Discussion and Demo
October 5 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Join this live, in person field walk and talk about cover crops at the Cornell University Willsboro Research Farm on October 5th, 2021.
The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture and Field Crop team will be offering an educational demonstration, discussion, and plenty of how- to details at this field event focused on the use of cover crops. The event will be rain or shine and all applicable covid-19 precautions will be followed.
This event will include:
- Details on using cover crops for weed suppression strategies in commercial vegetable
operations by Elisabeth Hodgdon, CCE
- Demonstrating the 12ft no-till drill recently purchased by the Essex County Soil and Water
Conservation District as a rental to local farmers,
- A farmer speaking from personal experience about issues and benefits of using cover crops with
vegetable crop rotations in Essex County, NY
- Doughnuts and cider refreshments