2024 Aurora Farm Field Day




Event Details

Event Offers DEC Credits

Date

August 1, 2024

Time

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Musgrave Research Farm
1256 Poplar Ridge Rd
Aurora, NY 13026

Host

Cornell CALS

Louis Longchamps



The tour stops include:
  • Vipan Kumar: Herbicide programs for weed control in corn and soybean
  • Mike Hunter & Lynn Sosnoskie: Weed seed movement and the importance of cleaning equipment
  • Louis Longchamps: On-farm experimentation, robotic interseeding
  • Ginny Moore and Erika Everest: Dry-bean presentation and tasting (tasting over lunch)
  • Quirine Ketterings and Kirsten Workman: Value of manure and SSEA approach
  • Lilly Elliott & Katja Poveda: Seedcorn maggot: predicting damage risk in New York
  • Kristen Loria and Matt Ryan: Balancing trade offs when no-till planting into cover crops
  • Joseph Amsili: Soil health benchmarks, carbon stocks, and solar farms

DEC and CCA credits have been requested.

The program is free and open to the public. A light breakfast and free lunch will be provided.

Schedule at a glance:
  • 9:00-9:45 am - Registration & light refreshments outside Field House
  • 9:45-9:50 am - Welcome & instructions
  • 10-11:55 am - Morning tours
  • 12-12:55 pm - Lunch
  • 1-2:55 pm - Afternoon tours
  • 3:00 pm - Opportunity for discussion with presenters

Please pre-register by July 24th to plan for refreshments and lunch: https://cals.cornell.edu/field...




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2024 Aurora Farm Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

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