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Mower County Soil Health Field Day

October 29 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Free

FRIDAY
Oct. 29, 2021
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: FREE with lunch provided
(RSVP REQUIRED by Oct. 28, 2021)
Email: tim@mowerdistrict.org
Phone: (507) 434-2603 ext. 5
Location: Terry & Cindy Hamilton Farm
18890 660th Ave., Adams, MN (See map)

Mower County Soil Health Field Day 2021 (2)

Topics:

Cover crop establishment in corn/soybean rotation
Strip tillage
Soil health topics
Results of local and statewide soil health studies

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Registration and Refreshments 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. – Field tour of soils, cover crops, strip tillage 10:45 AM – 11:15 AM – Discussion with Hamilton Family 11:15 AM- 11:45 AM – Presentations • Anna Cates – University of Minnesota Extension o Principals of soil health o Statewide soil health study • Hava Blair – University of Minnesota Graduate Research Assistant o Mower County soil health study from local farms o Biological and physical tests for soil health o Impact of soil health management • Steve Lawler – Mower SWCD o Soils of Mower County 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM – Meet Partners in Soil Health • Mn Soil Health Coalition • Freeborn Soil Health Team • Northern Country Coop • Mn Dept. Agriculture • Soil Health 101 Training • Sustainable Farming Association • Sand County Foundation • Mower SWCD 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch (RSVP NEEDED TO GUARANTEE LUNCH)

Details

Date:
October 29
Time:
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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