Soil Health Workshop for Livestock and Crop Farmers
A workshop for any farmer looking for tools and information to improve soil health, reduce input costs, and increase profitability.
Join the Agricultural Stewardship Association for a day-long workshop with Dr. Allen Williams of Understanding Ag. Dr. Williams and his colleagues have been leaders in working with farmers and ranchers across the U.S. and around the world to increase their understanding of soil health practices and how they can make any farming operation more successful.
Cost for the full day including lunch is $60/person. Registration is required on the ASA website: www.agstewardship.org/events/Soil-Health-Workshop-for-Livestock-and-Crop-Farmers-2229-event.htm. Call Janet Britt at the ASA office (518-692-7285) to apply for a limited number of full scholarships funded by a mini grant from New York State Soil Health, or for help with registration.
8:30-9:00 a.m. Welcome coffee and donuts
9:00-10:30 Overview of soil health principles
10:30-12:30 Out to the fields and pastures for practical demonstrations
12:30-2:00 Lunch and discussion
2:00-4:00 In the field observation and discussion
The program will cover the following information
- How to effectively implement the 6-3-4TM. The Six Principles of Soil Health & Three Rules of Adaptive Stewardship to optimize the Four Ecosystem Processes
- Emerging opportunities
- Soil Testing
Soil Health for Vegetable Growers Workshop
November 1, 2023
Join us for presentations, discussions, and hands-on demonstrations focusing on soil health concepts and best management practices for vegetable growers. Topics include tarping, maintaining soil health in high tunnels, cover cropping, reduced tillage, compost microbiology, and more.
1.75 DEC pesticide recertification credits available in categories 1A, 10, and 23.