Cover Crop Virtual Field Day

Tuesday, August 18, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

On this live webinar, researchers and educators will highlight University of Minnesota research that provides management tips and considerations to help farmers and agriculture 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, CFANS Department of Soil Health, Water, and Climate, St. Paul, in addition to our speakers above.

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

Presented by University of Minnesota Extension, Southwest Research and Outreach Center, and Southern Research and Outreach Center.