Four University of Missouri specialists will speak on "Cover Crops and Soil Health" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at MU's Forage Systems Research Center in Linneus.
Kerry Clark, a research specialist at the MU Bradford Research and Extension Center in Columbia, will open the session with a discussion on soil health. Richard Hoorman, extension agronomist, will speak on how to build cover crops into a corn-soybean rotation.
Charles Ellis, extension natural resources engineer, will discuss cover crop seeding methods. Bill Wiebold, state agronomy specialist, will speak on the impacts of long-term no-till methods.
A chili supper begins at 6 p.m. and sessions start at 6:30 p.m. The event and meal are free.
Contact the MU Extension Center in Linn County at 660-895-5123 for more information.
Source: University of Missouri Extension