AURORA, N.Y. — 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 firstname.lastname@example.org in advance.
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