Upcoming Events: July 20

June 10, 2015

The Economics of Cover Crops Webinar | July 20, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Practical Farmer is excited to host a webinar for the National Wildlife Federation to share early results from projects they funded starting in 2013 focused on the specific topic areas of wildlife and economics/agronomy.  Join in live or watch the archived version once we post it shortly after the live webinar. Read brief results of the projects below.

1. Quantifying nitrogen scavenging benefits of non-traditional fall planted cover crops to mitigate nitrogen movement in the Mississippi River Basin, Dr. Ajay Nair, Iowa State UniversityEconomic Impact of Cover Crop Seed Sales in Illinois

2. Economic Impact of Cover Crop Seed Sales in Illinois, Dr. Xiaolan Liu and Fred Iutzi, Western Illinois University

3. Using simple field tests for soil quality to determine the impacts of cover crops and management practices on soil quality, and to provide information to help promote those practices at a wider scale in the Indian Creek watershed, Chad Watts, CTIC

This webinar is free, open to the public, and is 90 minutes; 60 minutes for presentations from researchers and 30 minutes of Q&A. To join the webinars, visit practicalfarmers.org/farminars and click the “Join In” button, then select “Enter as a Guest.”

Source: Practical Farmers

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