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No-Till Conference- SOLD OUT- contact Lisa.trotto@ma.usda.gov to be added to the waiting list

When:
October 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2017-10-30T09:00:00-04:00
2017-10-30T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
Carter & Stevens Farm Home of Stone Cow Brewery
500 West (Rt. 122) Barre
MA.
Cost:
16.00
Contact:
Lisa Trotto
508-829-4477 X5

Join us for a full day of no-till learning and get ready to weather-proof your soils from the droughts and deluges. We’ll cover the down and dirty basics of soil function so that you will understand how and why no-till is working for so many farmers across the northeast and the country. You will get to hear two farmers, who have been successfully no-tilling for several years, describe their cropping systems in detail. We will address the key topics and how they may vary in a no-till system. These include nutrient management, cover crop selection and termination, planter set-up (with an actual planter) and pests. NRCS will share the results of the no-till versus conventional corn test plots on 4 farms across Massachusetts. Lastly, we will have a Q&A with a panel of farmers practicing no-till and cover crops.