August 19, 2016
The University of Minnesota Extension is sponsoring a workshop and tour Wednesday, Aug. 24, in Rosemount that highlights research for establishing perennial cover-crop systems within corn and soybean rotations.
The field day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rosemount Research and Outreach Center, 16975 Arkansas Ave., Rosemount. The workshop begins with morning refreshments. On-site registration is at 8:30 a.m., and the bus leaves at 9 a.m.
WORKSHOP ON COVER CROPS: Learn how to establish perennial cover-crop systems in corn and soybean rotations at a field day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, given by the University of Minnesota Extension in Rosemount.
Farmers, ag professionals, government agency personnel and the public are invited to the tour, led by U-M Extension specialists and staff, and USDA Agricultural Research staff. The tour will stop for a picnic lunch at the new Whitetail Woods Regional Park.
The registration fee is $15.00 per person. Program materials and lunch are included. To reserve your spot and to help with workshop planning, preregistration is preferred online at z.umn.edu/august24. Or, call Larisa Jenrich at 651-480-7732 or email her at [email protected]. You can pay at the door via check or credit card.
The field day research and demonstration stops will include:
• agronomics of the kura clover living mulch system in field corn systems
• cover-crop establishment within established corn growing in a Minnesota climate
• cash cover crops: relay-cropping oilseeds in corn-soybean rotations
For more detailed information about the tour, go to z.umn.edu/rosemountfieldday.
Source: U-M Extension
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