SOIL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP TO HOST ITS FIRST FIELD DAY

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(Posted Fri. Aug 29th, 2014)

Growers looking for insight in improving soil health are invited to the Soil Health Partnership’s first Demonstration Farm Field Day, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 10, near Lu Verne, Iowa.

 

Featured topics include cover crop integration in corn systems, the benefits of soil health and advanced nutrient management, and hands-on field demonstrations with new equipment for seeding cover crops.

 

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with breakfast and lunch provided, and will be held regardless of weather conditions. The location is 1506 190th Ave., north of Lu Verne and southeast of Algona, Iowa.

 

The next field day events are scheduled for Sept. 15 and 16, in Forrest and Decatur, Illinois.

 

The mission of the Soil Health Partnership is to catalyze enhanced agricultural sustainability and productivity by demonstrating and communicating the economic and environmental benefits of improved soil health. For more information, visit soilhealthpartnership.org or e-mail soilhealth@ncga.com.