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Cover Crop Summit offered


November 15. 2013 3:53PM
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Conservation Technology Information Center in conjunction with Ohio State, Michigan State and Purdue Universities are offering a free Cover Crop Summit Nov. 20-21 in Fort Wayne, Ind.


The Cover Crop Summit will visit four farms that are using cover crops to highlight the benefits and to share technologies and techniques for making cover crops work on your farm. The registration is free, and the cost of meals, hotel and travel will be provided by reimbursement to the participants after the summit ends.


Pre-registration is required. The program is free and travel costs, lodging and meals will be reimbursed (up to $400) with pre-registration. For more information about the summit, visit www.ctic.org/CoverCropSummit or contact Chad Watts at 574-242-0147 or watts@ctic.org.


The summit is funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Great Lakes Cover Crop Initiative.


Summit discussion topics will include practical ways to incorporate cover crops into an operation, cover crop planting methods, termination, management, and more. Tour stops will feature grain farmers and animal producers who have successfully incorporated cover crops into their unique systems through innovation.




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