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Cover Crop Tour Helps Florida Ag Producers Build Soil Health

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Date July 14, 2017
Location NRCS Brooksville Plant Material Center, 14119 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL. 34601
Registration Required No
Fee Description Free


Farmers, ranchers and researchers invited, July 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free tour showcases performance of 17 summer cover crop species in west central Florida and tests of five summer cover crop species to improve soil health. Learn evaluation results for different cover crop seed sources and planting recommendations. Regional soil health scientist Nathan Lowder will demonstrate different infiltration rates for cropland management types. Hosted by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.

For more information, please contact: Janet Grabowski, 352-796-9600, ext. 3831