The Iowa Cattlemen's Association/Stewards of the Land Project invites YOU to learn about interseeding cover crops for fall grazing! 

 
When? June 27th from 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Where? Taylor Farms, 3193 Nature St., Woodburn, IA 50275
DIRECTIONS: East of Osceola on Hwy 34 to Woodburn turnoff. Go north on R69/330th Ave until the T-intersection at H28. Go east on H28 and proceed north on R69/330th Ave to Nature St. Head west on Nature St. to the first place on the north side.

 
Event is free and a meal is included. RSVP by June 24th at 515-296-2266.

Featuring presentations from... 


Gary and Allen Taylor -  Field Demonstration: Interseeding 30” and 60” Rows

Allen and his father Gary interseeded 30 acres of corn with a six species cocktail mix. Planting a cover crop will provide their cow-calf operation with fall forage.

 

Tom Cotter - Making it Work: Fall Grazing on Spring Interseeded Cover Crops

With 20 years of experience, Cotter has a vast knowledge of utilizing cover crops on his family beef cattle operation. He has interseeded cover crops into corn, used warm season cover crops, and put no-till and strip-till together with cover crops. Cotter has also spoken at the National No-Till Conference and National Cover Crop Summit. 
 

 

Mitchell Hora - Continuum Ag Live Soil Test

As the owner of a soil consulting business, Hora works with farmers and ag companies on a day to day basis to quantify and improve soil health. At this on-site demonstration, participants will be able to assess their soils using a Haney CO2 biological activity test. Please bring a soil sample for an on-site soil test in an open container.

 

Julie McMicheal - Soil Biology: Our Underground Livestock

McMicheal works as a Resource Soil Scientist at NRCS and will be providing information on soil health. Attendees will be able to see the living biology of the soil underneath a microscope.

MEAL SPONSORED BY: 
South Central Iowa Co-op | Southern Iowa Saddle Shop |
Lucas Co. Farm Bureau | Clarke Co. Development Corporation  
Clarke Co. Soil and Water Conservation District | Rueter’s Equipment

 

 

 
 

The Stewards of the Land Project is intended to improve grazing practices in Iowa while simultaneously providing environmental benefits, such as improved soil health and water quality. The project is grant funded by the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) with additional support from the Iowa Cattlemen's Association, the Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation and Prairie Creek Seed.