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IA- Practical Farmers of Iowa

June 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thinking Outside the Box With Cover Crops
TUESDAY, JUNE 26 • 5 – 8 p.m.
Dinner will be provided
HOSTS:
Michael and Denny Vittetoe
2630 IA Hwy 92 • Washington • 52353
(319) 461-3702 • [email protected]
TOPICS:
• Cereal rye cover crop for corn and soybeans
• Mitigating potential corn seedling disease following a
cover crop
• Diverse cover crop mixes
• Interseeding corn with cover crops in early summer
THE FARM:
Mike and Denny operate a multi-generation family farm
in Washington County raising corn, soybeans and hogs.
Family members strive to be good stewards of the land
by using no-till and cover crops, and they conduct onfarm
research to continue searching for ways to learn
and improve their practices. The Vittetoes have been
experimenting with early interseeding into corn as a way
to increase cover crop species diversity.
DIRECTIONS:
From U.S. 218: Take IA Hwy 92 west toward Ainsworth.
The farm is located about 5 miles west of U.S. 218 on the
right (north) side of IA Hwy 92.

Details

Date:
June 26, 2018
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.practicalfarmers.org/