The news story below features a related NCR-SARE grant LNC09-313, Farmer Field School Approach to Increasing Cover Crop Adoption in Iowa and Minnesota.
MAYER, Minn.— The Schuettes' neighbors probably weren't sure what has been growing for the last few months on a field near Mayer.
Dean Schuette is taking part in a cover crop demonstration project that is trying out tillage radishes. A 17-acre area was planted to spring wheat and harvested this year. On Aug. 10, seven of those acres were planted to tillage radish, seven acres went to a mix of tillage radish,...Read More
A Cover Crop Workshop and Field Day will be held Thursday, October 27, 2011, from 10:00am to 12:30pm at University of Minnesota’sSouthwest Research and Outreach Center (SWROC).
Shannon Osborne with USDA-ARS will start off the workshop portion of the day with ageneral cover crop discussion. Jill Sackett, UMN Extension Educator, will show attendees the new Minnesota Cover Crop Decision Tool website and Brian Christiansen, NRCS – Redwood and Murray Counties, will give a short presentation on the EQIP and CSP programs. The last hour of the program will be a tour of the cover...Read More