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Champlain Valley Crops, Soils & Pastures – BLOG PAGE

2014 No-Till and Cover Crop Symposium

Posted: December 10th, 2013 by Champlain Valley Crop, Soil and Pasture Team

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2014 No-Till & Cover Crop

Symposium

February 19 & 20, 2014

Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center   |   Burlington, VT

Click HERE for the complete conference brochure and agenda!

Did you miss the symposium…here is some of the information that was presented during the two-day conference.

The UVM Extension Champlain Valley Crop, Soil & Pasture Team and the Northwest Crops & Soils Program were joined by farmers and technical advisers at the first conference in New England dedicated to No-Till and Cover Cropping systems for field crop growers in our area.  We welcomed speakers from around the country and from Vermont – including Extension specialists and researchers, farmers and consultants.

Conference Proceedings

Click the picture below for the PDF version of the conference proceedings.

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Videos:

Frank Gibbs NRCS Resource Soil Scientist sharing from a root pit

The ‘smoke test’ results from Frank Gibbs’ experiment on continuous no-till soils.

Aerial Seeding Cover Crops into Corn (Richmond, VT) – 2013

Loading Cover Crop Seed into the Helicopter – 2013

Earth Worms Working in the  Field (filmed  by Jean-Marie Harvey, Soil Conservationist, Quebec Ministry of Agriculture)

Presentations:

DAY ONE (Feb. 19)

Reduced Tillage Success – presented by Rico Balzano

No-Till Considerations – presented by Jeff Sanders

No-till and Cover Crops on a Pennsylvania Dairy Farm – presented by Jim Harbach and Gerard Troisi

Keeping Your Phosphorus Where it Belongs in No-Till Fields – presented by Frank Gibbs

Precision Agriculture for Conservation Tillage Success – presented by Guy Palardy

DAY TWO (Feb. 20)

Cover Crops No-Till and Diversity – presented by Jeff Carter

Earthworms – The Key to Quality No Till Soils_- presented by Frank Gibbs

Cover Crop Mixes After Corn Silage – presented by Sjoerd Duiker

Cover Crops at North Island Dairy – presented  by Andre Quintin

Cover Crops for No-Till Systems on a Pennsylvania Dairy Farm – presented by Jim Harbach

Double Cropping with Cover Crops – Winter Rye Forage at Deer Valley Farm

Aerial Seeding Cover Crops in Vermont – presented by Kirsten Workman

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