New York Soil Health Trailer comes to Hoosick

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dan 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 15, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. 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.

This free event is sponsored by ASA. Refreshments will be available. Registration is appreciated by calling the ASA office at 518-692-7285, or by visiting the ASA website: www.agstewardship.org

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

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

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Last updated August 12, 2019