Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Boost Soil Health with Cover Crops Seminar

Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Start: 9:00 am End: 3:30 pm

Location: Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa

Contact: Rick Bednarek, NRCS state soil scientist, (515) 284-4135, rick.bednarek@ia.usda.gov

Learn how diverse cover crop mixes can boost your soil health from Ohio Farmer Dave Brandt and Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Agronomist Ray Archuleta. Topics include designing cover crop mixes, cover crop management systems, soil function demonstrations, and field demonstrations. The FREE one-day seminar runs from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.. Lunch is on your own as well as transportation to the field demonstrations.

Related information

Iowa NRCS news release

Learn more about cover crops [Iowa NRCS website]

Watch YouTube video of Ray Archuleta