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Cover Crop Field Day

A field of crops
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SIU Belleville Research Center

There is no better way to understand cover crops than to see them in-field at work! 

Learn about current research, cover crop management practices and techniques, tour plots, and network with other cover croppers in the region.

Field day topics will include the following!

  • Understanding the Impact of Cover Crop Planting Date and Management & Cereal Rye Termination Timing in Soybean (Nathan Johanning, Extension Educator, Commercial Ag, University of Illinois)
  • Cover crop and nitrogen management in corn cropping systems (Amir Sadeghpour, Associate Professor Soil Science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
  • Practical Soybean Management with Cover Crops (Abigail Peterson, Director of Agronomy, Illinois Soybean Association) and (Stephanie Porter, Outreach Agronomist, Illinois Soybean Association)
  • Maybe It's Time for a Change on the Farm (Andrea Kohring, Specialist, Precision Conservation Management)

This event is a collaboration with University of Illinois Extension, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Precision Conservation Management, and the Illinois Soybean Association.

This program is open to anyone interested in cover crops and soil health.

Download the flyer.

Please pre-register by April 4! For more information contact Nathan Johanning at or 618-939-3434.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact the Extension office at 618-939-3434.



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