February 7, 2022

Mechanics of Soil Compaction in Pastures

Soil compaction can be a big problem on any kind of farmland, whether it’s cropland or pasture. Soil compaction makes it harder for plant roots to penetrate the soil, reduces water infiltration and air exchange, limits the ability of plants to use some nutrients, and increases the chances of water erosion. Traffic of any kind, […]

March 31, 2020

Pasture Project Webinar! Mythbusters: Grazing Cover Crops with Meghan Filbert (Practical Farmers of Iowa)

This webinar will address common myths about grazing cover crops. Does grazing cover crops cause soil compaction? Can you terminate cover crops with livestock impact? Tune in to find out! March 31, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00PM CT Register Here

January 15, 2020

2020 Northeast Pasture Consortium Conference

Here is a quick summary of our technical sessions for this year’s conference  The sessions are: The Do’s and Don’ts of Silvopasture, Pastured Pigs – Feed and Grazing Management, The Fescues – Soft-leaf and Meadow Pasture Soil Compaction- Identification and Remediation Getting the Most out of Winter Grazing by Forage Species Selection/Management and Grazing Management, […]

July 31, 2019

Foraging for alternatives-Taking a fresh look at Soybeans and Sorghum

This field event is intended to provide a comparison of forage crops and to examine the soil they are growing in-USDA NRCS Soil Scientists will offer soil information relevant to the site and Cornell field crop team members will address the key points of forage crops-from planter set up to harvest issues.

October 24, 2018

Cover Crop Field Day

Featuring TerraLife® Mixes – the next level of cover crop! Hands on event! Cover Crop Mixtures with specific goals for soil health and productivity of the next crop Experts from German company DSV to discuss how cover cropping is done in Europe Learn how different species grow and how they impact soil health and the following crop No RSVP […]

October 23, 2018

Cover Crop Field Day

Featuring TerraLife® Mixes – the next level of cover crop! Hands on event! Cover Crop Mixtures with specific goals for soil health and productivity of the next crop Experts from German company DSV to discuss how cover cropping is done in Europe Learn how different species grow and how they impact soil health and the following crop No RSVP […]

October 23, 2018

Cover Crop Field Day

Featuring TerraLife® Mixes – the next level of cover crop! Hands on event! Cover Crop Mixtures with specific goals for soil health and productivity of the next crop Experts from German company DSV to discuss how cover cropping is done in Europe Learn how different species grow and how they impact soil health and the following crop No RSVP […]

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