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Cover Crop Tour NDSU Campus Fargo (09/12/19)

The North Dakota State University Extension cover crop field day will take place, rain or shine, on Tuesday, September 17. Registration is required.

The North Dakota State University Extension cover crop field day will take place, rain or shine, on Tuesday, September 17. Registration is required. For registration go to https://forms.gle/zy9QnmEXY6nND3cu9 .

            Cover crops and how they can be used in farming system including wheat, corn, and soybeans will be discussed and demonstrated. The educational tour will start at the NDSU campus research plots 0.4 mile west of the corner of 18th Street and 15th Avenue North in Fargo. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and sessions will end at 3 p.m.

Topics discussed include:

* Cover crop species demonstration

* Using cover crops to increase soil health

* Challenges and benefits of cover crops

* Cover crops for grazing

* Seeding after spring wheat

* Winter rye and camelina seeded into standing corn or soybeans

Lunch will be provided, register online. For more information about the field day and preliminary research results, visit the project’s website at https://www.cropsyscap.org .

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 Hans Kandel

Extension Agronomist Broadleaf Crops

 

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