Cover Crops

Here in the Midwest, we are blessed with very productive soils. Management plays a big role in keeping those soils productive.

The 2020 Soil and Water Management Webinar will discuss management risks and solutions to such topics as extreme weather, irrigation, groundwater, and loss of topsoil and nutrients.

Certified Crop Advisors can receive 4.5 hours in Soil and Water Management CEU’s by attending this webinar, which will be conducted at multiple Extension offices across Illinois.

Topics and Speakers

  • Dr. Trent Ford, Illinois State Climatologist
    • Extreme Weather Trends and Potential Soil Impacts
  • Dr. Sean Jenkins, Western Illinois University
    • Controlled Burns, Soil Quality and Management around Cropland
  • Steve Wilson, Illinois State Water Survey
    • Irrigation and Water Use Reporting
  • Kapil Arora, Iowa State University
    •  In field Drainage Water Management using Control Structures
  • Nathan Johanning, Illinois Extension
    • Field research on Cover Crops and Soil Quality

 

Registration is $45 per person, which includes lunch. Registration can be completed online or contact the Quincy office.  For more information, email Katie Parker at keparkr2@illinois.edu, 217-223-8380.

 

 

Event Date(s)
County
Adams
Event Time
9 AM to 2 PM
Location
Adams County Extension Office; Quincy, IL