Reduced Tillage in Connecticut Tobacco Production - American Farmland Trust

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Reduced Tillage in Connecticut Tobacco Production

November 17, 2022

3pm EST
Virtual Event

The adoption of conservation tillage has increased significantly in the Northeast over the last decade. Reducing tillage can save money, increase soil health, conserve soil moisture, and prevent erosion.

Can reduced tillage work in Connecticut tobacco production? Come learn about practices and equipment being trialed for CT tobacco farms. Dr. Jim LaMondia will share his experience with reduced tillage tobacco field trials at the Connecticut Agriculture Research Station. Learn about the widespread adoption of reduced tillage in Kentucky tobacco production with Dr. Andy Bailey, tobacco extension professor at the University of Kentucky.

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