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Cover Crops: Setting Up for Success


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8/20/19 8:30 am to 8/20/19 2:30 pm CDT


Location: Southwest Research and Outreach Center
23669 130th St.
Lamberton, MN
United States

Event Description

Attendees will learn about the latest University of Minnesota cover crop research results and management considerations, evaluate the impact of cover crops in soil pits, and see a variety of key cover crops growing in the field. The program is for farmers, with or without cover crop experience, and for anyone who works with farmers and would like to learn more about cover crops.

Topics & speakers include:

  • Matching your cover crop to your goals – Axel Garcia y Garcia
  • Can my cover crop supply my fertilizer needs – Paulo Pagliari
  • Cover crops and insect pests: The good the bad and the bugly – Bob Koch
  • What’s the dirt on soil structure – Jodi DeJong-Hughes
  • Weed management tradeoffs with cover crops – Liz Stahl
  • Penciling out cover crops – William (Bill) Lazarus

The $25 registration fee includes lunch, refreshments and handouts. Pre-registration is requested at least one week prior to the event. The first 40 paid registrants will receive a FREE copy of the “Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide” 2nd Edition.

3.5 CEUs have been applied for (1.0 CM, 0.5 NM, 1.0 SW, 1.0 PM). 

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