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Cover Crop Field Day

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Date February 23, 2017
Time 9:00 - 11:00 am
Location Graves Farm, County Road 803, Ripley, MS
Registration Required No
Fee Description Free - Call or email for more information and directions.


Farmer Mike Graves is working with research scientists from the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Mississippi State University to improve the environmental stewardship of his farming operation. This partnership is investigating the impacts of winter cover crops on soil and water quality, as well as potential impacts to crop yields in the following growing season. Come hear partners talk about the varieties and benefits of cover crops, water quality issues and goals in the local watershed and across the state, and hear first-hand from the farmer how he has been able to add cover crops into his farming practices! 

  • Coffee and Doughnuts
  • Meet Colleagues and Resource Professionals
  • Cover Crop Selection Training
  • Water Quality Issues and Goals
  • Hear from Collaborating Farmers

Call or email Beth Baker at 662-325-7491, beth.baker@msstate.edu for more information and directions.

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For more information, please contact: Beth Baker, 662-325-7491