Cover crop field day is next Thursday

A cover crop field day will be held from 9-11 a.m. next Thursday at the U of I Brownstown Agronomy Research Center.
Topics covered during the tour of research plots include:
• Species selection.
• Effects of planting date.
• Effects of planting method.
• Cover crops and crop rotation.
• Establishment challenges and successes.
• Factors contributing to a health soil.
The field day is sponsored by University of Illinois Extension, Fayette County Soil and Water Conservation District and University of Illinois Department of Crop Sciences.
The research center is located on Ill. Route 185 south of Brownstown.
For more information, contact Robert Bellm at 427-3349 or Tony Pals at 283-1095, ext. 3.

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