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IA- Practical Farmers of Iowa-Cover Crops and On-Farm Conservation

September 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cover Crops and On-Farm Conservation
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lunch provided
HOST:
Dennis Carney
2790 Jersey Ave. • Marble Rock • 50653
(641) 330-6545 • [email protected]
TOPICS:
• Cover crops + no-till
• On-farm conservation
• Host-plant resistance for soybean aphid
THE FARM:
This fifth-generation family grain farm has always been
non-GMO and went to all no-till in 1983. Dennis has used
aerially applied cover crops on all acres for the past three
years and has 430 acres in CRP using several different
practices. The farm is nearing the end of family operation
and Dennis hopes to empower future operators to
continue the farm’s ethic of conservation.
DIRECTIONS:
From Marble Rock: Take 270th Street / County Road B60
east for 1 mile to Jersey Avenue / Co Rd T34 and turn right
(south). In 1 mile, look for the farm on the left (east) side
of the road.
From Greene: Take IA Hwy 14 north for 3.5 miles to 280th
Street, turn left (west) and travel 2 miles. Turn right (north)
on Jersey Avenue / Co Rd T34; the farm is on the right
(east) side of the road.

Details

Date:
September 6, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://www.practicalfarmers.org/