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Southeast Minnesota Cover Crop Seminar, March 16

09 Mar 2017 1:42 PM | Anonymous

Southeast Minnesota Cover Crop Consortium Seminar
DATE: March 16, 2017 TIME: Registration at 12:15pm Program: 12:30 to 3:30 pm.
         Location: Zumbrota VFW, 25 1st Street East, Zumbrota, MN 55992
Program Agenda:
12:30-12:35 Welcome -Ed McNamara

 Soil Health and Sustainability in Minnesota Kristin Brennan,
                       Assistant State Soil Scientist, NRCS, St. Paul, MN

 1:15-1:45  Termination and carry over restrictions when using cover crops
                  Dan Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison & Extension
                                          Southwest Wisconsin Regional Outreach Specialist


1:45-2:00  Minnesota Ag Water Quality Certification Program Update
                    Mark Root and Matt Kruger -Minnesota Department of Ag

2:00-2:15  Break and Networking with sponsors-Coffee, milk and cookies

2:15-2:45  Using cover crop in row crop systems- a producer’s viewpoint
                   Tom Cotter- Cotter Farms, Austin, MN

2:45-3:15  Cover Crops, Soil Health & Livestock Management
                   Tom Pyfferoen –Toden Farms, Pine Island, MN

3:15-3:25  Ag Plastic Recycling Program- Goodhue County
-Jeff Beckman

3:25-3:30  Wrap-up-Recap- Ed McNamara

Thank you to our sponsors: LaCrosse Seed, Zabel Seed, J&S Repair, GB Feed,
 Winfield United, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Saddlebutte Ag
Questions?  Ed McNamara, 651-380-8183;

Contact Us:

Mailing Address: Zumbro Watershed Partnership, Inc.
12 Elton Hills Drive NW
Rochester, MN 55901

ZWP Executive Director Contact Information 
Phone Number: 507-226-6787

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