Paul Salon and Brett Chedzoy
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler Co.
Working Trees in Agricultural Landscapes – An Introduction to Agroforestry
USDA-NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center and
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler Co.
Friday, November 16th, 2012 – 9:30 to 3:30 pm
USDA Big Flats Plants Materials Center, 3266 State Route 352, Big Flats, NY 14814.
9:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 11:00 An Overview of Five Agroforestry Systems for the Northeast: Alley Cropping, Forest Riparian Buffers, Windbreaks, Silvopasturing and Forest Farming; Dan Dostie, USDA-NRCS, PA State Resource Conservationist
11:00 - 12:30 The Ecological and Economical Benefits of Agroforestry; Ray Archuleta, USDA-NRCS, National Technology Center-East, Greensboro NC, Conservationist Agronomist
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch and visit exhibitors
1:30 - 3:30 Field Tour
*To register, click on register button below:
*For additional information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 607-562-8404 or Brett Chedzoy at email@example.com or by calling 607-535-7161. There will be an afternoon field tourc so please dress for the weather. Let us know if you have special needs. Please bring $12.00 to cover the cost of lunch. CEU’s with the Society of American Foresters and certified crop advisors pending
Directions: Take Route 17 (I 86) to Exit 48 (East Corning/Route 352). Follow Route 352 east for 1.5 miles. PMC entrance is on the left.
Hosted by the USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Program in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension.
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