Michael Fields Agricultural Institute logo
Fostering Sustainable Agriculture through Research, Education and Policy since 1984

Cover Crop Professional Development Workshop, 9/20/17

09-20-2017 1:00 pm - 09-20-2017 4:00 pm
W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

Interseeding Red Clover in Winter Wheat Cover

DATE: Wednesday September 20 (Rain date September 21*)
TIME: 1-4 p.m.
LOCATION: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 County ES, East Troy, WI 53120

An in-depth look at the practice of interseeding a red clover cover crop in winter wheat examining specific production practices and management, nitrogen credits and crediting for corn, impact on conservation compliance using SNAPlus and economics. It will feature a combination of classroom and field presentations including the 2017 cover crop and corn following last year’s cover crop at a local farm, drawing on 20-years’ experience and research data on the practice. Three (3) CEUs in crop management are available and materials include a binder containing the most up to date cover crop references.

These professional development opportunities are a joint effort of the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, UW-Extension and the North Central SARE Professional Development Program. They are designed for professionals who advise farmers and will provide an opportunity for in-depth discussion of cover crop management.

The event is FREE. Register by September 18th – contact Jim Stute phone (262)642-3303 x112 or email jstute@michaelfields.org.

Click here for printable flyer.

Related upcoming events

  • 10-04-2017 9:00 am - 10-04-2017 4:30 pm

    The Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference will take place October 4, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    in 
    Jackson, Wisconsin.

    This year's conference will be featuring Dr. Jamie Patton, Shawano County UW-Extension on “Cover Crops and Soil Health”.  On-farm demonstrations will include:  Cover Crops After Wheat, Inter-seeding Cover Crops in Corn, and Low Disturbance Manure Injection into Cover Crops. This conference is sponsored by Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Sheboygan County UW–Extension , Washington and Ozaukee County Land Conservation Departments, Clean Farm Families, and Cedar Creek Farmers.

    Click here to register online.