The 2021 Cornell Field Crops annual field day will be held August 12th highlighting the latest field crops research across CALS and providing an opportunity for in-person exchange of ideas and experiences. This year's program offers a wide variety of content from no-till planting into rolled cover crops to the use of unoccupied robotic vehicles to monitor plant growth and health.
Presenters and topics
- Shawn Bossard - Cornell Agricultural Experiment Station Overview and Field Crop Project Highlights
Niko Kochendoerfer - Managing photovoltaic solar arrays with sheep to optimize pollinator habitat, vegetation biodiversity, and soil carbon
Virginia Moore - Variety selection for cover crop interseeding
Rebecca Nelson and Ace Repka - Genetics of disease resistance in maize and the recovery of nutrients from sanitation to agriculture
Kelly Robbins & Aimee Shultz - Modeling plant growth and development using proximal sensing technologies
Matt Ryan, Annika Rowland, Jake Allen, Uri Menalled, Chris Pelzer - No-till planting into rolled cover crops
Lynn Sosnoski - Identifying amaranths to improve weed control
Ken Wise, Xiaohong Wang, Karen Snover-Clift, and Gary Bergstrom - Soybean cyst nematode in New York: What a grower should know and do
Registration is free but is limited to 115 people and is required by Thursday, July 29th. A box lunch with water will be provided.
NYS DEC Pesticide Recertification Credits (Demonstration, Agricultural Plant, and Field and Forage - 1.50 credits each) and CCA credits will be offered.
Check-in begins at 9:15 AM. Please plan to bring your own coffee and breakfast. COVID-19 guidelines at the time of the event will be followed. If you need any physical accommodations, please email jnt3 [at] cornell.edu in advance.
Date & Time
August 12, 2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
More information about this event.
- jnt3 [at] cornell.edu
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