Cayuga County CCE Shop Meetings continue with “Conducting your own On-Farm Research with Mike Hunter, Field Crops, CCE North Country Regional Ag Team, Janice Degni, Field Crops, CCE South Central NY Region AG Team and Frank Clarke, Agriculture and Soils Educator, CCE Cayuga.
Topic: Conducting your own On-Farm Research. Can herbicide or insecticide research trials and results be replicated on my farm's specific soils and growing conditions?
Conducting your own research can fulfill your curiosity if University or private industry trials and results can be replicated on your farm's specific soils and growing condition. A trial is different from a demonstration in that you will be collecting data and using statistics to arrive at a definite conclusion.
Speakers will help you go through the steps necessary to set up a successful trial. Research should be conducted using the scientific method which is quite simple and has six basic steps:
3.00 DEC Pesticide Credits available in categories 1a, 10, 21, 23
CCA Credit pending
Bring your camp chairs and come on out! Free! Cornell Extension supplies coffee and donuts. No registration needed
Questions or directions contact Ron Kuck, 315-704-8810, email@example.com
Raymond Donald & Sons
2062 E. Venice Road
Moravia, New York 13118
Last updated February 6, 2024