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Phillips County Cover Crop Field Day

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Date July 18, 2017
Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location Long Lake Plantation, 296 Phillips 401, Helena, AR 72342
Registration Required Yes
Fee Description Free - Please RSVP by 07/14/17


Cover Crop Selection Tool

  • What cover crops will work with my cash crops?
  • Should I plant a single species or a mix?

Cover Crop Issues

  • Selection, Management, Considerations
  • Cover Crop Termination Insect Concerns

Rainfall Simulator demonstration

SPONSORED BY:
Phillips County Conservation District
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Phillips County Extension Service

Agenda

9:00 - 9:15 Introduction / Contract Requirements
Bryan Jacobs NRCS District Conservationist

9:15 - 10:00 Cover Crop Selector Tool
Alayna Jacobs NRCS Plant Materials Center Manager

10:00 - 10:45 Cover Crop Issues (Selection, Management, Other Considerations)
Trent Roberts University of Arkansas Asst. Professor Crop, Soil and Env Science

11:00 - 11:30 Cover Crop Termination as it relates to Insects
Robert Goodson University of Arkansas Extension County Agent

11:30 - 12:00 Rainfall Simulator
Keith Scoggins NRCS Acting State Agronomist

12:00 Lunch*

*Lunch provided by Farmers Supply and Helena Chemical Company

Please RSVP to Jack Ford, Phillips County Conservation District by July 14th

For more information, please contact: Jack Ford, (870) 338-6651 ext. 3