FIELD DAY TO HIGHLIGHT FLYING ON COVER CROPS

Tricia Braid

Aug, 26, 2014  |  Today's News

A field day scheduled for Monday, September 8, will highlight cover crops. The event will include a live demonstration of the seeds being sown by aerial application into standing corn. Illinois Council on Best Management Practices, of which IL Corn Growers Association is a member, is hosting the event.

Plan on attending the event on Monday, September 8 at the Sugar Grove Nature Center. The address is 4532 N 725 East Rd., McLean, IL 61754 in Funks Grove.

  • Come out to this field day to learn about using cover crops to help manage nitrogen and improve soil health.
  • Meet our regional cover crop specialists.
  • Details and advice for farmers about implementing cover crops on your farm.
  • Presentations for the general public about the revival of cover crops in agricultural production and how it improves soil health.

For more information contact:

Caroline Wade at 309-231-7440 or cwade@illinoiscbmp.org