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Extension is expanding its online education and resources to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.

Cover crop virtual field day: Setting up for success

Event information

Date

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Time

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Location

Online

Contact

Liz Stahl, University of Minnesota Extension crops educator
stah0012@umn.edu

Sharon Leopold, Executive office and administrative specialist
leopo008@umn.edu

On this live webinar, researchers and educators will highlight U of MN research that provides management tips and considerations to help farmers and ag professionals successfully incorporate cover crops into Minnesota cropping systems.

In addition to time for questions and answers, a cover crop roundtable will follow the presentations and give attendees an opportunity for more open discussion with the presenters.

Topics & speakers include:

  • Cover crops as a tool in waterhemp management?
    Gregg Johnson, Associate Professor, Biomass Cropping Systems, Southern Research and Outreach Center, Waseca
  • Balancing the pros and cons of planting green in Minnesota
    Lizabeth Stahl, Extension Educator – Crops, Worthington Regional Extension Office, Worthington
  • Strategies for interseeding cover crops into corn
    Axel Garcia y Garcia, Associate Professor, Cropping Systems, Southwest Research and Outreach Center, Lamberton
  • Cover crop roundtable
    Anna Cates, Extension Soil Health Specialist, Department of Soil Health, Water, and Climate, St. Paul, in addition to our speakers above.

Cost

There is no cost to attend the virtual field day, thanks to support from the Minnesota Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (MN SARE) program.

Registration

Please register for the field day using the link below.

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