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Healthy Soils Workshop

August 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

$25.00

SAVE THE DATE
Presenters:
Joe Orefice, Hidden Blossom Farm
Jeff Jourdain, Consulting Forester
Jim Hyde and Bill Purcell, USDA NRCS CT
Andrea Urbano, CT DEEP Forestry
Silvopasture & Agroforestry 101

For more information and to Register visit: www.CTRCD.org

2 CEUs from CT DEEP
Forestry Division will be available for this event.
SAF CFEs Pending.

Cost to Attend is $25.00 per person and includes lunch.

To register online: http://www.CTRCD.org

Registration Deadline: August 7, 2019

9:30 am Registration, Networking & Welcome

10am Silvopasture 101- Joe Orefice, owner, Hidden Blossom Farm (power point)

11am Prescribed grazing concepts – Bill Purcell, USDA NRCS (power point)

11:30am Fencing and grazing techniques in silvopastures, Joe Orefice, owner, Hidden Blossom Farm (in the field)

12:00 pm Q&A 15 mins

12:15pm Lunch & Networking

12:45pm Silvopasture planning, preparation, and assistance – Jim Hyde, USDA NRCS (in the field)

1:15pm Livestock impact on the forest, and managing trees and soil when converting forests to silvopasture – Jeff Jourdain, Consulting Forester and Joe Orefice, owner, Hidden Blossom Farm (in the field)

2:00pm Silviculture and Forestry Management – Andrea Urbano, Service Forester, CT DEEP (in the field)

2:30pm Tree regeneration systems for silvopastures – Joe Orefice, owner, Hidden Blossom Farm

3:00pm-4:00pm Conversation in the field, discussion with those actively working on silvopasture led by Joe Orefice, Hidden Blossom Farm, Jim Hyde, USDA NRCS and Bill Purcell, USDA NRCS – Audience participation welcome.

4pm Conclude

Details

Date:
August 14
Time:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$25.00
Event Categories:
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Organizer

CT RC&D Council USDA-NRCS
Phone:
860 345-3977
Email:
CTRCDAmanda@aol.com
Website:
www.CTRCD.org

Venue

Hidden Blossom Farm
18 Old Barrows Rd.
Union, CT 06076
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Phone:
518.354.3170
Website:
https://www.hiddenblossomfarm.com/