The Basics of Cover Crops in IowaDate: Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Speaker: Sarah Carlson from Practical Farmers of Iowa and Tracy Blackmer from Cover Crops Solutions
Description: The Farm Bureau Margin Management webinar series continues with a webinar to be held on July 30 at 1:00 pm that will offer great tips from experts for those new to planting cover crops.
Visuals:Please click here for a copy of Sarah Carlson's visuals.
Please click here for a copy of Tracy Blackmer's visuals.
Recordings: • Segment #1, Webinar Introduction and Sarah Carlson from Practical Farmers of Iowa: Please click here for recorded presentation (duration 34:28).
• Segment #2, Tracy Blackmer from Cover Crops Solutions: Please click here for recorded presentation (duration 35:07).
Helpful Links:The Iowa Cover Crops Working Group is coordinated by Iowa Learning Farms. This may be the single best Iowa source for state cover crop information.
The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) may be the single best, overall, comprehensive source for just about everything on cover crops. A majority of university research is eventually assimilated onto this website.
Practical Farmers of Iowa: PFI lists research reports on their website here (or go to “on-Farm Research” at the top of the page, and then “Research Reports” in the drop menu). You can search at this page of the website for “cover crop” related reports.
For questions, contact Ed Kordick, IFBF Commodity Services Manager, 515-225-5433