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Soil Health & Cover Crop Field Day

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Soil Health & Cover Crop Field Day

Time: September 14, 2018 from 3pm to 7pm
Location: Tom and Lynn Tyhurst
Street: 29701 Cuthbert Road (off of McCreary Line/ County Road 78)
City/Town: Dresden, Ontario
Phone: 519-674-1690
Event Type: field, day
Organized By: OMAFRA
Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2018

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Event Description

Field Tour Includes:

  • Cover crops after wheat
  • Cover crops interseeded in corn
  • Cover crop seeding equipment
  • Strip till equipment
  • Soil pit with Dr. Adam Gillespie, OMAFRA/University of Guelph
  • Rainfall simulator

Speaker Program

  • Farmer Panel: Cover Crops and Reduced Tillage with Dan Petker, Port Rowan; Mike Strang, Exeter; Kevin Nixon, London
  • Can Cover Crops Affect P losses? Dr. Merrin Macrae, University of Waterloo

Registration: Please Call Ridgetown OMAFRA at 519-674-1690 

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