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Weed between the lines: Inter-row mowing for weed control in row crops
During the 2021 season, Annika Rowland, a graduate student in Matthew Ryan’s Sustainable Cropping Systems Lab at Cornell University, conducted preliminary research on the use and efficacy of an inter-row mower in organic soybeans at the Musgrave...
  • Musgrave Research Farm
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
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News

A Cornell-led national network of scientists and farmers is developing new varieties of cover crops that are better adapted to local regions and stressors – changes that could carry a bevy of long-term and sustainable benefits for organic growers.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
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News

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Agriculture
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News

Farmers interested in using the rolled cover crop organic no-till soybean system can now find techniques and tips in the new guide produced by the Sustainable Cropping Systems Lab at Cornell University. The guide is by Matt Ryan of Cornell...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Agriculture
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Field Note

This summer, the United States Department of Agriculture's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program published the fourth edition of Building Soils for Better Crops — arguably the most influential publication on soil health...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Field Crops

Events

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Workshop

Advanced Soil Health Course: From a Global Perspective
The Cornell University Soil Health program will offer a virtual advanced soil health course for practitioners, educators, and students worldwide December 5-14, 2021. This advanced soil health course offering is comprehensively designed as an...
  • Soil
  • Agriculture
  • Natural Resources
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Meeting

The annual Field Crop Dealer Meeting will again be held virtually this year providing the opportunity for more people to attend. It is again being held in conjunction with the annual CCA Conference. The program will consist of a cross-section of...
  • Field Crops
  • Research
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Field Day

Participants will tour the listed fields in the West Groton area before the meeting then bring questions and comments to the meeting at the Scheffler’s farm. Our focus will be on annual forages, small grains, soybeans, and corn, but welcome...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops
  • Dairy
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Field Day

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...
  • Field Crops
  • Musgrave Research Farm