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2020 SW MN Field Day

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Nancy and Jerry Ackermann are partnering with the Heron Lake Watershed District and Minnesota Department of Agriculture to host a field day! Data and testing have been collected over a three-year period to help measure and determine the benefits of using cover crop strip-till management versus conventional tillage. The field day will consist of:

1. Various cover crop seed mix demonstrations by Jerry Ackermann
2. A demonstration of the rainfall simulator showing runoff and infiltration rates for various management types by Jennifer Hahn, Minnesota Soil Health Coalition
3. Soil temperature and moisture results from the grant period of using cover crop strip-till management versus a conventional tillage management by Catherine Wegehaupt, Heron Lake Watershed District
4. Soil test results from the grant using various managements

When: Thursday, September 17 th , 2020 at 2:00 PM
Where: Nancy and Jerry Ackermann’s 39750 820 th Street Lakefield, MN 56150
Field Day Summary September 2020 Ackermanns

Details

Date:
September 17
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue

Nancy and Jerry Ackermann’s
39750 820th St
Lakefield, MN 56150 United States

Organizers

Nancy and Jerry Ackermann
Heron Lake Watershed District
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