Cover Crop Workshop (August 25, 2009)

Tuesday, August 25th
9am to 5pm
East Main Street Christian Church
Elwood, Indiana
 
Presentations from the meeting are below:
Cover Crops, No-till, and Soil Quality, Dan Towery
Indiana Specific Niches, Dave Robison

You have heard about the benefits of cover crops, now learn how to make them work! Spend the day with an all star cast of speakers from Purdue University, NRCS, Michigan State University, CISCO seeds and Ag Conservation Solutions and learn how to use cover crops on your operation.

The Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) has partnered with Madison County SWCD, Purdue University, NRCS, Michigan State University, the Midwest Cover Crops Council , CISCO seeds and Ag Conservation Solutions to bring you a full day workshop on How to Use Cover Crops.

First, you will learn about the economic and environmental benefits of using cover crops. As the morning progresses the sessions will cover the nuts and bolts of getting started with cover crops. You will hear details on how to choose the right cover crop, discuss costs and benefits associated with cover crops, learn when to plant and how to kill the cover crop and m much more. After the indoor sessions are through we will take a bus to a nearby demonstration plot to see a variety of cover crops and discuss them in the field.

 
Agenda

For more information call Angie Williams 765-494-1814 or email williams@conservationinformation.org