This conference will be geared toward helping Wisconsin farmers more successfully use cover crops on their farms.
There will be something for everyone, from farmer’s that have never tried cover crops to veteran cover croppers. Many of the presenters will be Wisconsin grain and livestock farmers speaking from experience about what has worked and hasn’t worked in their Wisconsin cropping systems.
Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference
Feb. 27, 2018
9:00 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 - 10:30 Barry Fisher - Soil Health Principles: Using cover crops and reduced tillage to improve your crop rotations
10:45 - 12:15 Concurrent Sessions: Select a session Session 1: Cover crops for Wisconsin grain systems. Session 2: Cover crops for Wisconsin livestock systems
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:00 Concurrent Sessions: Select a session Session 3: Risk management/Soil health economics. Session 4: Planter set-up for no-till and cover crops
Holtwood, Pa., no-tiller Steve Groff no-tills pumpkins with this Monosem planter that includes Pequea’s Residue Slicers, which cut through rolled-down triticale and hairy vetch ahead of the row units. He no-tills pumpkins in 45-inch rows between Memorial Day and the end of June.
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