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Manure Injection Field Day - May 7

  • Fair Hill Farm 10118 Augustine Herman Highway Chestertown, MD, 21620 United States (map)
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Learn about direct disc manure injection technology, precision and variable rate manure application, cost share programs available to support transition from surface application to injection, and benefits of manure injection to soil health. 

Manure injection demos and equipment, including the VTI direct disc injection system, will be on display with dealer representatives on site. Speakers include:

·         Ed Fry, Owner Fair Hill Farm (organic dairy farm Kent County, MD)

·         Dr. Rory Macquire, Virginia Tech Extension (Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences)

·         Tim McMichaels, Owner McMichaels Custom Applicators

·         Dwight Dotterer, MDA Nutrient Management Program Administrator

 

Manure Injection Program will be followed by an afternoon session on soil health with Nevin Dawson, University of MD Extension.

Must register to attend - contact jrhodes@umd.edu, 410-758-0166

Free Lunch - sponsored by Cedar Crest Equipment LLC & Northeast SARE

Program offered in partnership with: Sustainable Chesapeake, ShoreRivers, University of Maryland Extension, Northeast SARE, and Maryland DNR Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund