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Putting Oilseeds & Grains into your Rotation - Organic No-till and Cover Cropping
(Saturday 06/13/2009 - 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)

 

9:00 Sign-in

9:30 Introductions

9:45 Organic No-Till and Reduced-Till Systems: Why do it? And is it Feasible?
Jeff Moyers, Rodale Institute, Kutztown PA

10:45 Cover Crops and Organic Weed Management for Small Grains Growers
Ellen Mallory, University of Maine, Sustainable Agriculture Specialist


11:30 Grains & Oilseeds Research & Outreach in NH
Becky Grube, UNH Cooperative Extension, Sustainable Horticulture Specialist

 

11:45 NRCS soil science & tools available to the grower
Brandon Smith, NRCS Agronomist

 

12:00 Lunch at Thompson School

 

**** Drive to ****

UNH Burley-Demeritt Organic Dairy Farm

 

Afternoon Session:

 

1:30 Organic no-till Equipment display and demonstration

 

2:30 Wrap-up and Farm Tours

 

Location:

  • UNH Thompson School of Applied Science, Barton Hall - 291 Mast Road, Durham NH 03824 View Map

Fee:

$20 per person - includes lunch refreshments, and educational materials.

Sponsored by:

UNH Cooperative Extension, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Green Alliance.

For more information:

and to register either on-line or with a mail in form, see the brochure.

Registration deadline is June 5, 2009.

Please call Barclay Jackson at 603-498-8252 or Suzanne Hebert at 603-862-3200 with any questions.

This event occurs on the following calendars:

Posted by: Suzanne Hebert

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