Summer Field Day: Soil Health for Cut Flower Production

 Registration is closed for this event

Healthy soil is the basis of healthy plants.  When soil is in good shape, there is less need for fertilizers or pesticides.  On this field day, we will talk about the importance of soil health in cut flower production and discuss the best management practices that will help improve and maintain soil health.

Agenda:

  • Presentation on soil health principles with table-top demonstrations;
  • Understanding soil tests and plant tissue analyses;
  • Understanding cover crops and their benefits;
  • Walking through the fields and high tunnels with in-field demonstrations.

Bring your questions and experiences for group discussion.

Registration is limited to 25 participants

The cost to attend this event is $15 per person for residents of the six counties of the Capital Area Agriculture and Horticulture Program (Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Washington counties) and $20 for residents of all other areas.  Lunch will be provided.  Bring your own folding chair or camping chair or picnic blanket.

Pre-registration is required.  Walk-ins will NOT be allowed.  Please register by July 29th at: https://caahp.ccext.net/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=160, or until full.

If you need assistance with registration, please call 518-765-3518 or email cce-caahp@cornell.edu

For program questions or special accommodations, contact: Jingjing Yin, jy578@cornell.edu or 518-429-8608.

When
August 2nd, 2022 10:00 AM through  5:00 PM
Location
Cedar Farm Wholesale, 365 Old Post Rd.
Ghent, NY 12075
United States
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee residents of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Washington Counties $15.00
Event Fee residents of all other counties $20.00