Cover crops are not a one size fits all or fixes all, but they can accomplish many goals if successfully managed. There are many species, mixes and characteristics to be considered when making your selections. Learn what different varieties of cover crops can do to help achieve your clients’ goals and how to manage those choices.
Hear from Dr. Dean Baas, Senior Research Associate in Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, on considerations in achieving your desired outcomes and how to manage those variety selections. Dean will also demonstrate some of the available online cover crop decision making.
About the Presenter: Dean Baas is a Senior Research Associate at Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. Dean is involved in cover crop and organic agriculture research and education. He is a member of the Midwest Cover Crops Council Executive Committee (MCCC) and coordinates MCCC activities including the promotion of cover crop usage in the Midwest and the development of tools to assist farmers in cover crop decision-making.
Dean has a Ph.D. in Environmental Geosciences and Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering from MSU. Prior to returning to MSU for graduate study, he had a 20-year career with the Kellogg Company.
Join us on Tuesday, June 14th at 10am EST, 9amCT. CCA-CEUs have been applied for