Soil Health and Cover Crops Workshop

Southern Pennsylvania farmers are invited to join us and hear from a variety of speakers and a farmer panel to learn how to incorporate cover crops into their farmland.
Soil Health and Cover Crops Workshop - Workshops
Language: English
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Description

When: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018
(9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Where: York County Annex Building
112 Pleasant Acres Rd.
York, Pennsylvania 17402

registration deadline: December 14, 2018
11:59 p.m.

The Soil Health and Cover Crops Workshop is an "A to Z" look at soil health and cover crops. Participants will learn why and how to incorporate cover crops into farms in a way that works for southern Pennsylvania.

To Be Covered

Speakers from varied backgrounds with a wealth of experience will bring these topics to life. The morning will end with a farmer panel discussion.

Topics Include

  • Soil Health Basics: No-Till and Cover Crops
  • Planter Essentials for No-Till
  • Cover crop Management: Herbicide, Nutrient Management, and Other Considerations
  • Cover Crop Cost Share Options

Agenda

Monday, December 17, 2018

08:30 am Registration & Refreshments

09:05 am Soil Health Basics: No-Till and Cover Crops

09:35 am Planter Essentials for No-Till

10:05 am Cover Crop Management: Herbicide, Nutrient Management, and Other Considerations

10:50 am TBD

11:15 am Cover Crop Cost Share Options

11:30 am Roundtable Discussion

Instructors

Soil Fertility Soil Health Cover Crops No-Till Planting and Planting Green Weed Management Forages and Forage Quality Pasture Management and Rotational Grazing Grazing Winter-Annuals, Summer Annuals, Brassicas, Extending the Grazing Season Crop Rotation Strategies Organic Farming New and Beginning Farmer/Start Farming Programs

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Agronomy Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Pesticide Use and Safety GMO's and Technology Traits in Agriculture

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Leroy Bupp

Dave Dumm

Andy Flinchbaugh

Jim Hershey

John Johnson

Eric Samus

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