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Location: Elsberry, MO (Plant Materials Center)
Building Better Soils
If you have ever had an interest in improving your soils or taking advantage of the various benefits of the many different cover crops, this is a one-day workshop that you don't want to miss. View different cover crops planted at six different planting dates and learn the benefits of each species. Learn from the speakers who are on the forefront of the soil health initiative. View the Rainfall Simulator, an impressive visual of how cover crops and no-tilling slow down erosion and increase infiltration.
Guest speakers include Dave Brandt, an Ohio Farmer who will discuss his 30 plus years of no-tilling and cover crop experiences, David Lamm, Lead of the National Soil Health and Sustainability Team and members f the University of Missouri Extension.
The registration fee is $20 and includes lunch. Sign-in will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the workshop beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m.
Fees: $20, lunch included.
Registration required: Yes