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Long Island Soil Health Field Day

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at Lewin Farms on August 31 st, 2022, from 3:30 – 6:30pm as we discuss cover crops and soil management for more climate resilient Long Island farms! We will be sharing a new Long Island Soil Health Characterization Report, discussing cover crop impacts and options for farmers, leading a summer cover crop root and field demonstration, and hosting a farmer panel.


  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Soil Health on Long Island Farms and Increasing Climate Resiliency
    (Debbie Aller, Cornell)
  • Impact of Cover Crops on Soil Properties and Processes
    (Joseph Amsili, Cornell)
  • Farmer Panel (Will Lee, Matt Pendleton, Ed Harbes Jr.)
    (Moderated by Sandy Menasha, CCE-Suffolk)
  • Cover Crop Roots and Field Demo
  • Refreshments

A special thank you to Lewin Farms for hosting the event! Parking available at the farm stand. We will be meeting in the field behind the farm stand.

For additional information please contact Sandra Menasha at 631-655-9770.

Sponsors: CCE - Suffolk County, SC - SWCD, USDA - NRCS, New York Soil Health, Cornell CALS, KingsAgriSeeds


$10 per participant - (includes copy of building soils for better crops book, Midwest cover crop field guide, cover crop poster, and Long Island soil health characterization report).



Courtney Fenyo
AG Program Administrative Assistant


Lewin Farms
812 Sound Avenue
Calverton, New York 11933

Last updated July 13, 2022