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New conservation field days announced the week of 3/29

New conservation field days announced the week of 3/29

There were no field days announced during the week of March 29. For details about six previously announced field days, visit here.

Upcoming 

April 2 | Cover Crop Field Day

Get a first-hand view of the Fredericks’ ongoing cereal rye seeding rate and date trial. Wayne will also discuss his cover crop playbook, including planning preferences and termination methods. We’ll start in the field to view some cover crops before moving indoors for further discussion and a meal.

Topics will include:

  • Seeding date and rate trial

A meal will be catered by S&S Locker. Please RSVP here by March 29.

April 4 | Cover Crop Field Day

The Smith family – including Jack and sons Nick and Ted – work with neighbor Tim Daly to custom-graze cover crops and corn stalks. Attendees will see fields of cereal rye that were drilled after chopping corn, fields where rye was broadcast into corn stalks and incorporated by grazing cattle, and fall-grazed oat and rye cover crops fields. We’ll start in the field to view some cover crops and discuss grazing before moving indoors for a water quality demonstration, continued conversation and a meal.

Topics will include:

  • Custom grazing cover crops
  • Aerial, drill and broadcast seeding methods
  • Cover crops with no-till corn on corn
  • A catered meal will be served at the reception hall in Bankston. Please RSVP here by April 1.


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