June 28, 2023
3:00 - 6:00 pm EDT
116 West 134th Street
New York, NY 10030
HostHarvest NY and NY Soil Health
email Yolanda Gonzalez
Soil Biology Field DayJune 28, 2023
Join Harvest NY's Urban Ag Specialists and special guests from the Cornell Soil Health Program and School of Integrative Plant Science for a hands-on afternoon all about life in the soil, from microbes to mollusks. We'll cover new research on the microbiomes of urban ag soils; pests, beneficial insects, and other arthropods in the soil; strategies to support healthy soil biology on urban farms; biological amendments, with an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi demonstration; and a wine cap mushroom inoculation demo.
- Welcome & introductions
- Intro to New York Soil Health and Harlem Grown
- Basics of soil biology and pests & beneficials
- Soil management practices to support soil biology and amendments
- Wine cap mushroom inoculation demonstration
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