Lately we’ve been busy bees (particularly Kirsten Workman!) and have found ourselves on Across the Fence as well as NPR. Here are some links where you can see and hear more about what we are up to! http://digital.vpr.net/post/farmers-embrace-cover-crops-improve-soil-reduce-runoff#stream/0 http://digital.vpr.net/post/no-till-tell-all#stream/0
Join Us For This Great Event Full of Useful Information For Your Farm! February 17th at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, Burlington, VT Registration is now open for this event. We have a day filled with guest speakers and professionals from around the state, country and also Quebec. Speakers will be addressing soil health, […]
Soil Health Field Day Flyer_Hoorman 2015The snow is melting, the sap is flowing (hopefully), and the crew at CV Crops is dreaming of spring! Join us for our Spring 2015 Soil Health Field Day April 21st, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. We will be hosting Jim Hoorman, from Ohio State University Extension (PhD candidate and […]
The survey helps us gauge local farmer practices, adoption, needs, and interests. It also helps direct our future workshops, events, and research. Click on the picture to go to the survey. Win a free year of goCrop! Or one of these great books from SARE: Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition Building Soils for Better […]
The 2015 No-Till and Cover Crop Symposium was a huge success! We are already processing the evaluations to continue to improve and advance the conversation. If you missed the symposium, or would like to revisit the information, we have posted the pdf files of the presenters. Check it out!
Don’t miss this event! Our No-Till and Cover Crop Symposium with be held February 19th, 2015. It will be located at the Sheraton, in Burlington, VT. More information to come (see link in side panel).
Join the UVM Extension’s Champlain Valley Crop Soil & Pasture Team and Northwest Crops & Soils Program, the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition and local farms to check out what farmers around the Champlain Valley are doing on their farms to fit cover crops into their cropping systems. CLICK HERE FOR THE FIELD DAY FLYER RSVP […]
Manure and Cover Crops…A Winning Combination by Kirsten Workman, Agronomy Outreach Professional Fall applied manure is often a subject of concern – for farmers, water quality advocates and even the general public. As you know, most farmers have the conundrum of having ideal field conditions for spreading manure in the fall (dry, open, great weather […]
The Champlain Valley Crop, Soil & Pasture Team is pleased to announce two fantastic events in November: November 8th * 10:00 am to 11:30 pm * Ferrisburgh, VT No-Till Cover Crop FIELD DAY Can no-till, cover crop mixes and manure work in corn silage on the clay soils of the Champlain Valley?? We’re trying to […]
by Kirsten Workman, Agronomy Outreach Professional ‘Double Cropping’ or the practice of harvesting two crops from the same field in one year is not a new concept by any means. However, as more and more farmers in the Champlain Valley are starting to look at cover crops as part of their crop rotation, it becomes […]