The 4th Annual Cover Crop Tour and Workshop, at the USDA NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center will take place on November 15th. Registration will start at 9:15am, and the field tour begins at 9:45am.
Ray Archuleta- National Technology Center-East; Soil quality, health, biology and cover crops. Reduction of chemical inputs through soil health.
Quirine Ketterings- Cornell University Dept. of Animal Science, Associate Professor, Nutrient Management Spear Program; Winter-Forage Small Grains to Boost Feed Supply: From Cover Crop to Double Crop.
Klaas Martens - Organic grain and cover crop seed producer Penn Yan, NY; On-farm cover crop research and development.
Charlie White- Extension Specialist Penn State University; Cover crop combinations of fava bean, red clover and triticale, review plots at Big Flats and discuss plots at Penn State and other on farm research in Pennsylvania.
Paul Salon- USDA-NRCS, Plant Materials Specialist. Tour of cover crop demonstration plots at Big Flats PMC, which includes a time of planting demo with over 80 plots (species, varieties or mixes); some seeded at several seeding dates
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