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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.