Innovation in Action: Farming & Water Quality

Host: UVM Extension and Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition

Location: Bonaspecta Holsteins, 1113 Jersey Street South, Addison, VT, 05491

Event Description: Join the UVM Extension Champlain Valley Crop, Soil and Pasture Team and the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition for a field day at a local farm to see innovative agricultural practices designed to reduce erosion and protect water quality.  We will learn more about:

  • Cover crops
  • No-till corn
  • Innovative equipment: no-till planting equipment, roller-crimper technology and more
  • Water quality monitoring in the McKenzie Brook watershed:  methods and data to quantify water quality in an agricultural watershed

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm