Brownstown Agronomy Research Center Cover Crop Field Day – Nov. 13

Mult-species cover crops

Mult-species cover crop trial - Brownstown Agronomy Research Center

 

University of Illinois Extension and the Fayette County SWCD are hosting a Cover Crop Field Day on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. The field day will be held at the U of I Brownstown Agronomy Research Center, 1588 IL 185, Brownstown, IL (Directions here).

The field day will include tours of the current cover crop research trials being conducted at the Center. Extension educators and NRCS field staff will be on hand to discuss cover crop species selection, the effects of planting date and seeding method on cover crop establishment, factors influencing soil health, as will share their experience on the challenges and successes of cover crop establishment. 2.0 CCA-CEU credits in Soil & Water Management have been requested.

For more information, contact:

Robert Bellm,  U of I Extension
618-427-3349  rcbellm@illinois.edu
http://web.extension/illinois.edu/barc

Tony Pals, Fayette County SWCD
618-283-1095, ext. 3  tony.pals@il.nacdnet.net