April Cover Crop Field Days – Register Today!

It is officially spring and cover crop fields are beginning green up across the state!

Meerdink Cover Crops

Photo Credit: Becca Meerdink from Deep Creek Watershed Project in Plymouth County

The Iowa Learning Farms has three cover crop field days coming up in early April.  The field days will highlight the benefits of grazing cover crops, discuss spring management, and an evaluation of seeding techniques.  Plan to attend a field day listed below and hear from local farmers using cover crops in their operations, as well as ISU Extension and Outreach field specialists and staff from Practical Farmers of Iowa.

April 12, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Cover Crop Management and Grazing Field Day
Hosts: Daryl Ducommun and Ramona & John Nitz
4265 R Ave, Larrabee
In partnership with Gere Creek Watershed
RSVP: 515-294-5429 or ilf@iastate.edu
Press Release

April 13, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Cover Crop Seeding Techniques Field Day
½ mile west of Main St, Kanawha
Field Location Map: https://goo.gl/maps/J2X4dEYNmyC2
RSVP: 515-294-5429 or ilf@iastate.edu
Press Release

April 14: 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Grassroots Grazing of Cover Crops
Henry County Extension Office
127 N. Main, Mt. Pleasant
RSVP to Henry County Extension Office: 319-385-8126 by April 12
Press Release


We hope to see you there!

Liz Juchems

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