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Upcoming Cover Crop Training Events for Retailers

7/28/2016

The promotion and use of cover crops is increasing and farmers are searching for technical information about management considerations in a cover crop system. Ag retailers are in a unique position to fill this need.  These cover crop training sessions have been developed with the agribusiness professional in mind! Hear from a select panel of experts about the latest issues and topics that you’ll need to know to assist your clients.

August 2nd Illinois Valley Central College, Main Building, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy - Lauren Lurkins, Illinois Farm Bureau
  • Consumer Demands facing the Agriculture Industry - Kevin Coffman, Monsanto
  • Herbicide Management of Cover Crops - Pete Fandel, Illinois CBMP
  • CCA Value and Specialties- Luther Smith, CAE
  • Soil Health and impact on Ag Industry – Jim Isermann, SHP Field Manager

August 10th Bork Family Farm, Oakley, IL, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Consumer Demands facing the Agriculture Industry - Kevin Coffman, Monsanto
  • Herbicide Management of Cover Crops - Pete Fandel, Illinois CBMP
  • Soil Health, Soil Pit - Roger Windhorn, Retired NRCS Scientist
  • 3 Fates of Nitrogen –Laura Gentry
  • Nitrogen and Lake Decatur – Don Giger, City of Decatur Water Treatment Plant

August 25th Joliet Junior College, Weitendorf Center, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy - Lauren Lurkins, Illinois Farm Bureau
  • Consumer Demands facing the Agriculture Industry - Kevin Coffman, Monsanto
  • Cover Crop Management Considerations for Retailers –Scott Wholtman
  • Herbicide Management of Cover Crops – Jim Isermann, Illinois CBMP
  • 3 Fates of Nitrogen – Laura Gentry
  • CCA Sustainability Certification- Andy Knepp, CCA, Monsanto