Middlesex #OSCIA Cover Crop Tour Tues Oct 7 with @ONCoverCrops , Glencoe #ontag


Cover Crop Tour
Tuesday, October 7th
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:  3997 Century Drive just north of Parrish and Heimbecker Elevator at North Glencoe.
Host:  David McEachren
This 95 acre farm has a very detailed plot design with many different types of cover crops planted into winter wheat; plot design is setup to be no-tilled into corn next spring to evaluate results.
Topics to be addressed include:
    Cover Crops; types, seeding, stands, root growth and costs.
    Soil Health; organisms, nutrient cycling and root growth.
    Compaction; tire sizes, inflation and controlled traffic.
    Tillage costs.
    U of G cover crop research results;  Ann Verhallen.
At 7:00 a Beef on a bun supper will be served for the nominal cost of $5.00 per person.
To help with meal planning please RSPV to larry.mcgill@sympatico.ca by Friday evening October 3rd.
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