Cover Crop Road Show planned Nov. 17 in southwest Kansas
Producers can get an up-close look and discussion about cover crops in several southwest Kansas settings at K-State Research and Extension’s Cover Crop Road Show, Thursday, Nov. 17. The U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resource Conservation Service is the tour’s co-sponsor.
The tour starts near Jetmore at the Brit Hayes Farm and ends with lunch and discussion in Ford.
The goal of the program is to foster dialogue between producers, university researchers and specialists, government officials, and industry.
The schedule includes:
8:30-9 a.m. - Registration – Brit Hayes Farm, 22918 N. Hwy 156, Jetmore.
9-10 a.m. – Cover Crops in a Cow-Calf System, including Q&A and presentation on cover crop choices – Brit Hayes Farm.
10:30-11:30 a.m. – Cover Crops in a Stocker System, including Q&A and presentation on maximizing the benefit of cover crops – Dennis Bradford Farm, 28326 S.E. D. Rd., Jetmore.
Noon-1 p.m. – Grazing Cover Crops, including a Q&A and presentation on the multiple reasons for using cover crops – 128 Rd. & Warrior Rd., Bucklin.
1-2 p.m. – Lunch and discussion – The Blue Hereford, 807 Main, Ford.
Participants are asked to register by Nov. 11 at www.southwest.k-state.edu or contact Norma Cantu at firstname.lastname@example.org or 620-275-9164.
AJ Foster, Southwest Area Crops and Soils Specialist