American Society of Agronomy: Scouting Cover Crops Webinar | IAWA

February 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

A Farmer with Working Experiences Teams Up with a Researcher to Discuss What Farmers and Agronomists Should Know for Spring Time Management of Cover Crops.

You’ve set the goals and have established the cover crops. As you walk through the fields, what are key indicators to look for that impact management decisions? Cover crops should complement the cash crop production. In addition, there are practical things to do that will help ensure that happens. A farmer with working experiences teams up with a researcher to discuss what farmers and agronomists should know for spring time management of cover crops.

Click here to learn more about cover crops and other water quality solutions at work in Iowa.

Soil Management Webinar Speakers

The two speakers of this webinar are Dave Brandt from Brandts farm and Anne Verhallen who is a Soil Management Specialist (Horticultural Crops) at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

“My training may be in Soil Science but my passion is cover crops and of course soil health! During this webinar I will take a closer look at how I as an extension person look at and evaluate cover crops with my cooperators,” Verhallen said.

Further, this webinar counts for 1 credit in Crop Management by the American Society of Agronomy. It also counts as 1 credit in Professional Meetings by the Soil Science Society of America.

Also, the webinar is free to all registrants. You have 30 days to view this content after purchase. If you have any questions, please contact Michele Lovejoy.

More about American Society of Agronomy:

About a century ago, a group of individuals interested in agronomy met in Chicago on Dec. 31, 1907, for the purpose of organizing the American Society of Agronomy to “increase the dissemination of knowledge concerning soils and crops and the conditions affecting them.”

The ASA is a progressive international scientific and professional society. They empower scientists, educators, and practitioners in developing, disseminating, and applying agronomic solutions. Further, these solutions to feed and sustain the world. 

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