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Extension Agronomy

Soil health and grazing field day in Coffey County, KS: November 14

What cover crops can do for you – connecting farm experience with research! This is the theme of a Soil Health and Grazing Field Day hosted by Coffee County Extension and a non-profit organization, Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams (KAWS), on November 14 from 10:30 am – 3:30 pm.

This free field day aims to promote farmer discussion on a variety of topics including:

  • Cover crop choices and management
  • Cover crop grazing management
  • Livestock water and fencing
  • Soil and wildlife
  • Soil water dynamics
  • Yield influences – CIG research update


Featured speakers include:

  • Dr. DeAnn Presley, KSU Agronomy
  • Dr. Doug Shoup, KSU Agronomy
  • Dr. Jaymelynn Farney, KSU Animal Science
  • Jeff Davidson and Herschel George, KSU Watershed Specialists

 

Please RSVP by November 3 to Coffee County Extension at 620-364-5313. Lunch will be provided.

The field day will begin at Black Bear Bosin Shelter House. (½ mile south of WCNOC Eisenhower Learning Center, 1675 Milo Lane, Burlington, KS)

Sponsors include:

K-State Research and Extension – Coffey County
Coffey County Conservation District
Kansas Alliance of Wetlands and Streams (through a USDA-NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant)
Citizens State Bank
Natural Ag Solutions
Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation