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August 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fall cover crop seeding, cover crop funding and seeding covers into standing crops are some of the highlights of an Aug. 27 field day at Iowa State University’s Allee Demonstration Farm.
Lyle Rossiter, Allee Demonstration Farm superintendent, will begin the program by reviewing the growing season and discussing cover crop research at the farm.
Michaela Klump, USDA NRCS in Buena Vista County, will discuss cover crop funding resources for the 2020 growing season.
Mike Witt, ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomist, will talk about research on cover crop species for interseeding into standing crops. Witt will share results of different cover crop species and cover crop mixtures when seeded into a standing crop.
Paul Kassel, ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomist, will discuss planting a soybean crop into a standing cover crop. Kassel will discuss cover crop termination, herbicide use and planting equipment needed to plant into a cover crop.