(Posted Fri. Nov 14th, 2014)
The Soil Health Partnership will hold two free field days next week in Illinois showcasing how healthy soils sustain higher yields. Topics of discussion will include Illinois Corn Growers Association research and programs of interest to each field day location, updates on local conservation programs, the benefits of soil health and advanced nutrient management, cover crop integration in corn systems and new equipment for seeding cover crops.
In Auburn, Illinois, on Monday, Nov. 17, Tim Seifert and Dave Moose will host a field day that begins at 9 a.m. on the Seifert farm, 6600 Auburn Road and continue until 1:45 p.m. at Dave Moose’s farm, 14650 Bab Road.
Leon and Craig Corzine will host a field day Tuesday, Nov. 18, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Hall, 201 Saint Peter Street in Assumption, Illinois, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
At each location, Registration will occur on-site beginning at 8:30 a.m., and a continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be served to participants.
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 email firstname.lastname@example.org.