Cover Crop Breeding Field Walk

Event Details


May 1, 2024


Noon - 2pm


Homer C. Thompson Vegetable Research Farm
133 Fall Creek Road
Freeville, NY 13038


Cornell - Cover Crop Breeding Network

You're invited to join us for a Cover Crop Breeding Field Walk!

Wednesday, May 1 - Noon-2pm

Homer C. Thompson Vegetable Research Farm 133 Fall Creek Rd. Freeville, NY 13038

Follow signs at the intersection of Fall Creek & Ed Hill Roads

The Cover Crop Breeding Network breeds fall-sown cover crops for traits like fall emergence, winter survival, spring vigor, high biomass, hard seed, and non-shattering pods

Join us to walk the trial fields, talk about what we're seeing (and not seeing), hear about past years' results, and learn about CCB lines approaching commercialization.

Advanced line trials - Crimson clover, hairy vetch, winter pea, and winter canola

Planting date trials - Cereal rye and winter pea

Breeding nurseries - Cereal rye and winter pea (across the road & optional!)


Hosted by Ginny Moore, Asst. Professor, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Cornell, and Solveig Hanson, CCB Network Coordinator.

We'll meet rain or shine, and we'll have beverages and snacks!

RSVP (optional!) and find more information about the Cover Crop Breeding Network at

If you'd like to receive a calendar invitation for one or both dates, please email Solveig at

Questions very welcome - We hope to see you in the field!

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