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Soil Health Field Day, April 22Soil Health Field Day
April 22, Tuesday
Joleanna Holsteins LLC
309 Covered Bridge Road, Unadilla 13849

11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
COST: $5 person

CCE-Delaware and the Central New York Dairy and Field Crops Team host a Soil Health Field Day to demonstrate strip tillage, vertical tillage and a soil aerator. Discussion of the Johnson’s aggressive use of winter rye cover cropping and winter forage follows the farm tour. Experts will examine in-field soil pits under conventional and strip till management, table top demonstrations of soil health principles, and winter forage nitrogen response research (including viewing a research plot).


The field day will be held rain or shine, Cost is $5 and includes lunch. To register to attend, contact Judy Morse at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County at (607) 865-6531. This event is held in partnership with USDA NRCS, local Soil and Watershed Conservation Districts, the Council and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition.


Pigs for Profile, May 1-2, 2014

10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (both days)
May 1: Trout Creek Town Hall (tentative)
Trout Creek, NY & Thornwood Farm
May 2: Three Delhi Farms
(sign-in begins at 9:30 a.m.)

MAY 1st Topics:
 Selecting a Breed
 Housing, Feeding & Managing Swine
 Swine Health
 Meat Cuts for Pork

May 2nd Farm Tours & Discussions:
From Farrow to Finish:
Jay Wilson, Maple Shade Farm and Gideon Frisbee, Riverdale Farm (Delhi)


Pasturing Pigs
Ann VanArsdale, Manager, High Meadows Farm (Delhi)

Pre-registration & pre-payment are required.
Fee is $10 per person. Beverages provided but bring your own bag lunch. FMI: (607) 865-6531 or e-mail Janet Aldrich, CCE-Delaware.

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