Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sidney Town Office, 2986 Middle Road, Sidney
This workshop is for farmers, foresters, landowners, and other resource managers who are making choices about what to grow, and where. These choices are often based on understanding soils.
Most farms have woodlots which can contribute to the overall farm economy. In addition, some farmers need to convert land from forest to farmland. However, not all woodland soils are equally suitable for trees and agricultural crops, and conversion of woodland to agriculture can have mixed results. How to manage land and soil to maximize productivity – and key considerations about clearing forests for farming – are the focus of this workshop. (more…)