The University of Minnesota Southwest Research & Outreach Center, located near Lamberton, will host a Cover Crops & Soil Health Field Day on Thursday, September 11, 2014. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration and will conclude shortly after 2:00 p.m. Topics covered at the field day will include the following:
- Cover crop integration into corn systems
- Benefits of soil health and advanced nutrient management
- Programming assistance for adopting cover crops
- Hands-on field demonstrations of new equipment for seeding cover crops
Pre-registration for the field day is not required. The event is free and lunch will be provided. To get to the Southwest Research and Outreach Center, travel 1.5 miles west of Lamberton on Hwy 14, then north on Hwy 330 to the Center.
For more information, visit http://swroc.cfans.umn.edu/index.htm.