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Soil Health Discussion & Demonstration
15 Aug
Soil Health Discussion & Demonstration
Date: August 15, 2019
Time: 6 - 8 pm
Place: Tilldale Farm
Address: 22 Tilley Lane, Hoosick, NY 12089

Dany and Joanne Tilley of Tilldale Farm in Hoosick, NY will host Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialist, Fay Benson for an evening soil health discussion on Thursday, August 15th from 6-8 p.m.

Mr. Benson will bring the New York Soil Health Trailer to demonstrate how the soil health of pasture and cropland affects water infiltration and run-off. The evening will include demonstrations of techniques to measure compaction and other soil health indicators and a discussion of practices which help improve our agricultural soils.

Tilldale Farm is a certified organic farm with a 180 head beef herd. The Tilley’s conserved their farm with the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) in 2018 using NYS Farmland Protection Funding.

Register for this free event below.

Refreshments will be available. 

Tilldale Farm address: 22 Tilley Lane, Hoosick, NY 12089 (Tilley Lane is on the south side of State Route 7, just east of Route 22)

  




Event Sponsors

Cream of the Crop:
Salem Farm Supply

Friends:
CaroVail
Granville Veterinary Service - Large Animal
Holbritter Land Surveying
Preble Realty LLC