Planning for Success with Cover Crops Field Day

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison

An upcoming field day on August 9th at the Lancaster Agricultural Research Station will provide cover crop recommendations and considerations. The field day will include presentations on cover crop species selection, seeding methods, herbicide considerations, forage value of cover crops including grazing and winter rye following silage corn, and an update on local cover crop incentives. The field day will begin around 9:30 a.m. and conclude by 12:00 p.m. Following the field day attendees are welcome to tour plots featuring cover crops interseeded into corn. The address of the research station is: 7396 WI 35 & 81 Lancaster, WI 53813. No advanced registration is required and the field day is free.