- Author: Sarah Light
- Author: Amber Vinchesi
Join us on December 6 in Meridian to launch our Healthy Soils Cover Crop Project!
Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day
December 6, 2018 ~ 8:30-11:00am
8:30 am Coffee and Registration
9:00 am Welcome and Project Overview
Gas Sampling Equipment Demonstration
Amber Vinchesi and Sarah Light, UCCE Sutter, Yuba, Colusa Counties
9:15 am Utilizing Winter Cover Crops in Annual Rotations
Sarah Light, UCCE Sutter, Yuba, and Colusa Counties
9:25 am Field Management of Winter Cover Crops
Vincent Andreotti, Oryza Partnership, Project Collaborator
9:35 am Cover Crop Trials and Plant Materials Center Resources
Margaret Smither-Kopperl and Valerie Bullard, USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center
9:50 am The Impact of Cover Crops on a Farm System in the Sacramento Valley
Scott Park, Park Farming
10:05 am Why Soil Health Matters and Hands-On Demonstrations
Jeff Mitchell, UC Davis
10:50 am Wrap up and Evaluation
Amber Vinchesi and Sarah Light, UCCE Sutter, Yuba, and Colusa Counties
Directions to Field Day from Hwy 20:
Turn on Drexler Rd. from Hwy 20.
Follow to the stop sign (2.5 mi) and take a right on Moroni Rd.
Follow for 0.3 mi and take your first left onto S. Drexler Rd.
S. Drexler turns into S. Meridian after 0.5 mi, field is on the left across from orchard.
Follow UC Cooperative Extension signs from the corner of Moroni Rd. and S. Drexler Rd.
In case of a rain event, field day will be held indoors at the UCCE Sutter-Yuba office.
142A Garden Hwy, Yuba City, CA.
For more information or questions, please contact Amber Vinchesi at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sarah Light at email@example.com.
The 2017 Healthy Soils Demonstration Project is funded by Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds and is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing GHG emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment.