Cover crops and other soil-health practices will be the focus of a free upcoming class available to area farmers. The “Cover Crops 101” class will take place on Thursday, February 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Forest Township Hall in rural Faribault.
Mower County farmer Tom Cotter – a 2016 Outstanding Conservationist and a 2017 Cover Crop Champion – will lead each session along with TJ Kartes of Saddle Butte Seed Company. Al Kraus from the Cannon River Watershed Partnership will share the results of a tile nitrate-sampling project in Rice County. A pizza dinner will be served during the class. [Read more…] about Free Class Offered on Cover Crops and Soil Health set for Feb. 6th