Cover Crop Management Workshop

Lifelong Learning Center

601 E. Benjamin Avenue

Norfolk, Nebraska

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

9:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. - (coffee and rolls provided by LENRD)

Soil Health – Why It Is So Important

Aaron Hird, NRCS State Soil Health Specialist

Marty Marx, Soil Conservation Technician, Wayne Co. NRCS

Cover Crop Management in Corn/Soybean Rotations

Dan Gillespie, No-till Specialist, Madison Co. NRCS

Dan has applied continuous no-till systems in a corn/soybean rotation since 1991, adding cover crops in 2006.  Dan will talk about cover crop management: What cover crops do I seed? When do I terminate cover crops?

What herbicides do I use? When do I plant cash crops? What benefits do I look for?

Client Gateway, Access Your NRCS Documents On-line

Pam Polenske, Stanton Co. NRCS 

Sponsored by: Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District

Please RSVP To your local NRCS Office or Call LENRD, 402 371 7313