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Southern Agricultural Cover Crops Workshop - 2013
July 24-25, 2013

Presentations

These presentations can be downloaded in a PDF format.  Some files are large in size and may take a while to download.

Soil Management

Managing Soil Fertility
Dr. Mike Daniels, Water Quality & Nutrient Management Specialist, UACES

Managing Soil Biology
Dr. John Brooks, Research Microbiologist, USDA-ARS

Managing Soil Physical Properties
Dr. Steve Green, Arkansas State University - University of Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station

Soil Health: A Practical Approach to Farming in the 21st Century
David Lamm, National Soil Health & Sustainability Team Leader, NRCS

Pest Management

Weed Management Using Cover Crop
Dr. Jason Norsworthy, U of A Division of Agriculture

Using Cover Crops to Control Weeds
John Lee, State Agronomist, NRCS

Considerations for Managing Cover Crops
Dr. Andrew Price, Plant Physiologist, USDA ARS

Insect Management and Cover Crops
Dr. Tina Gray Teague, Arkansas State University University of Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station

Disease Management and Cover Crops
Dr. Craig Rothrock, Plant Pathologist, U of A Division of Agriculture

Luncheon Featured Speaker

Mike Sullivan, NRCS State Conservationist

Economics

Economic Considerations and Costs
Dr. Ray Massey, University of Missouri - Agricultural and Applied Economics

Cover Crops Can Improve the Bottom Line
Dave Brandt, Brandt Farms, Ohio

Cover Crops and Management

Considerations for Cover Crops and Cash Crops
Steve Groff, Cedar Meadow Farms, Lancaster County, PA

Considerations for Cover Crop Selection
Mike Taylor, Long Lake Plantation, Helena, AR

Cover Crop Selection and Management

Choosing the Right Cover Crop for Your Farm
Richard Petcher, Consultant

Management Considerations for Cover Crops
Mike Taylor, Long Lake Plantation, Helena, AR

Cover Crop Establishment

Thing to Consider when Establishing Cover Crops
Dr. Kipling Balkcom, Research Agronomist, USDA ARS

Equipment Development for Conservation Agriculture
Dr. Ted Kornecki, Agricultural Engineer, USDA - ARS
Dave Brandt, Brandt Farms, Ohio

Crop Insurance Concerns
Bill Kuenstler, NRCS Agronomist, Central National Technology Support Center

Cover Crop Mixes
Keith Berns, No-Till Farmer, Green Cover Seeds

Luncheon Speaker

State Water Plan Presentation
Todd Fugitt, Arkansas Natural Resources Commission

No-Till

Conversion to No-Till Systems
Dr. Don Tyler, Engineering and Soil Science, University of Tennessee

Cover Crops and No-Till
David Brandt, Brandt Farms

No-Till Effects on Soil Health Benefits
Dr. Don Tyler, Engineering and Soil Science, University of Tennessee

Water Management

Moisture Management and Irrigation with Cover Crops
Dr. Michele Reba, Research Hydrologist, USDA-ARS

Irrigation on Fields with Cover Crops
Tim Smith, farm manager/consultant, Crop-smith, Inc.

Water Quality Benefits from Cover Crops
Dr. Michele Reba, Research Hydrologist, USDA-ARS

 

 

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