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Cape May Plant Materials Technology Training Day

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Date September 27, 2018
Time 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location Cape May Plant Materials Center 1536 Route 9 North Cape May Court House, NJ
Registration Required Yes
Fee Description Free Cape Atlantic District will provide a continental breakfast and lunch for all who have registered.


Who should attend

  • NRCS field office staff
  • NRCS partner employees
  • District employees

What you’ll learn

You’ll learn about practical applications of the plant species grown at the PMC. We’ll discuss how these plants are used in various conservation practices like:

  • Cover crops/soil health applications
  • Conservation Cover-Creating Pollinator Habitat
  • Riparian Buffers-Mitigating saltwater inundation impacts
  • Critical Area Stabilization

Other agenda items include

  • Discussion of Alternative, Value-Added, Conservation Plant Applications
  • Plant Materials selection with climate change implications/carbon sequestration role

Equipment displays and demos

  • Estimating drill seeding rates in the field
  • Comparing tillage implements uses/residue changes
  • View small scale harvest/seeding equipment
  • Seed cleaning/processing techniques
  • View the PMC Plant Release Garden/Observational Nursery

Registration

Register by September 21st!

Cape Atlantic District will provide a continental breakfast and lunch for all who have registered. Please include request for necessary and reasonable accommodation when you register. Event is rain or shine. Please come prepared for any weather.

Register by email:
Email Marie Rowgowski at Cape Atlantic Conservation District by September 21
To: marierowgowski@capeatlantic.org
Subject: “PMC Field Day”

For more information, please contact: Christopher Miller, 609-465-5901 x 6352