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EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA SOIL AND WATER RESEARCH FARM

25th ANNUAL FIELD DAY

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019

9:30 Register   10:00 Tour   12:00 Meal

CCA-CEUs available 


 

The Hidden Benefits of Cover Crops

Dakota Small Grains – General Mills, Inc. Perspectives

Tom Rabaey, General Mills, Inc.

 

Real Life Soil Health Benefits

Kurt Stiefvater, Producer, Salem SD

 

Implications of Cover Crops in Current Production Systems

Kurt Dagel, Olsen Custom Farms

 

Cover Crops a Key to Prevent Plant

Eric Barsness, NRCS

 

Impact on Insect Communities

Carrie Eberle, University of Wyoming and Louis Hesler, NCARL​ 

 

Hidden Benefits, Soil Biology and Nutrient Biology

Mike Lehman and Bee Chim, NCARL

 


Session Summaries


 

 

Directions to ESDSWRF, 3714 Western Avenue, Brookings SD

Exit 133 off I-29 (Hwy 14 Bypass), 2.5 miles West to Western Ave.; 1.5 miles North. Look for green highway signs along Hwy 14.

 

Rain? Presentations will be held in the machine shed at the Farm.

For information, contact the USDA ARS North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory, 605-693-3241.



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