2024 Aurora Farm Field Day

2024 Aurora Farm Field Day

The annual Cornell Research Field Day will be held August 1st at Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora N.Y from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. This event will include walking and hay wagon tours with multiple different tour stops and speakers. The program is free and open to the public. A light breakfast and lunch will also be provided.

Tour Stops and Speaker List:

  • Vipan Kumar: Herbicide programs for weed control in corn and soybean
  • Mike Hunter & Lynn Sosnoskie: Weed seed movement and the importance of cleaning equipment
  • Louis Longchamps: On-farm experimentation, robotic interseeding
  • Ginny Moore and Erika Everest: Dry-bean presentation and tasting (tasting over lunch)
  • Quirine Ketterings and Kirsten Workman: Value of manure and SSEA approach
  • Lilly Elliott & Katja Poveda: Seedcorn maggot: predicting damage risk in New York
  • Kristen Loria and Matt Ryan: Balancing trade offs when no-till planting into cover crops
  • Joseph Amsili: Soil health benchmarks, carbon stocks, and solar farms

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