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.