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Farm briefs: July 6, 2014

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Posted: Sunday, July 6, 2014 3:28 am

Willsboro research farm to hold open house

WILLSBORO — On Wednesday, from 2 to 4:30 p.m., an open house will be held at the Cornell University Willsboro Farm at 48 Sayward Lane, Willsboro, just past Willsboro Central School on the right.

The tour leaves the main office at 2:30 p.m.

Admission is free and it is open to the public

Research projects featured will include reduced tillage strategies for sweet corn and pumpkins, a juneberry nursery project, forage grass and alfalfa variety trials, high-tunnel vegetable production systems, cover crops options for the alleys between vegetable beds, adaptive nitrogen management, testing alternative summer annual forages, organic wheat agronomy, ancient and heritage wheat variety trials and cold-hardy wine grape variety trials

For more information call 963-7492