Thursday, December 19, 2013

Cover Crop Workshop

A Cover Crop Workshop will be held Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 from 9 am - 3 pm at Lincoln University’s George Washington Carver Farm, 3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City, MO 65101.

The workshop will offer presentations on cover crop production and management a cover crop management demonstration.  Each participant will receive a copy of Managing Cover Crops Profitably.

Registration is required.  A registration fee of $30 per person will include the cover crop handbook and lunch

For more information or to register, contact Kristina Norris at (573) 681-6189.


9:00 a.m.                     Welcome and Administrative Announcements

9:20 – 9:50 a.m.          Benefits of Cover Crops

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.      Building Soil Fertility with Cover Crops

10:40 – 11:10 a.m.      A. Selecting Cover Crops for Your Farms
                                    B. Selecting Cover Crops for Your Home Garden

11:20 – 11:50 a.m.      Winter Cover Crop Management

11:50 – 12:30 p.m.      Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.        A. Grazing Cover Crops
                                    B. Terminating Cover Crops

1:10 – 1:40 p.m.          A. Summer Cover Crop Management
                                    B. Gardening with Cover Crops

1:50 – 2:20 p.m.          Cover Crop Demonstration

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.          Wrap-Up and Evaluation


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