New Webinar Series Hosted by the American Society for Horticulture Science

OCTOBER 18, 2018 1:59 PM

The American Society for Horticulture Science is putting on a webinar series for the first time this winter! Register for the first webinar airing November 14th titled “Principles and Application of Cover Cropping in Specialty Crops.” Dr. Thomas Bjorkman, professor of horticulture at Cornell University, will discuss how cover crops can benefit main crops and meet overall specialty crop management goals. Dr. Bjorkman will also help audience members identify what cover crops work best for their goals and specific management techniques that apply. For more information, click here!

“Does Conservation Pay?” Field Day October 24th

OCTOBER 15, 2018 12:35 PM

Register for Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and Iowa County’s Uplands Watershed Group’s “Does Conservation Pay?” field day October 24th! The field day will take place in Dodgeville, Wisconsin and will discuss the economics of no-till, nutrient management plans, cover crops following corn silage and manure in cover crop systems! A free lunch is provided. For more information, click here!

Land Management and Seed Companies Offer Landowners Paid Cover Crop Program

October 5, 2018 2:24 PM

Peoples Company, a leading provider of services such as land brokerage, management, appraisal and investment, recently partnered with Stine Seed to supply landowners with a paid cover crop program. Landowners in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and Missouri will receive $30/acre for a minimum of 120 to a maximum of 500 acres for a three-year term.Get the full scoop here!

Midwest Cover Crops Council Podcast Available

OCTOBER 1, 2018 8:40 AM

The Midwest Cover Crops Council hosted a podcast series “Are Cover Crops for You?” through the Cover Crop Champions program with the National Wildlife Federation. This podcast is a series of short interviews with farmers and specialists and solving problems on the farm and how cover crops can be a part of the solutions.

Check it out here: http://mccc.msu.edu/podcast-cover-crops/