Cover Crop Field Day Announcement

A Cover Crop Field Day will be held Thursday, September 25, 2014, 1:30p – 4:00p and 6:00p to Dark.  This will be held at Stanley and Debbie Brown’s farm on State Route 364, St. Marys, OH (South of Grand Lake St. Marys).  The fields are ¼ mile south of the St. Marys Township House which is located at 10752 SR 364, east side of the road.

There were ten (10) different crops and mixtures planted in wheat stubble; cover crops were also planted in standing corn.  The machine that did that work will be on site for people to see.  It can plant one acre per minute.

Refreshments will be available at the site.

This Field Day is sponsored by the Auglaize, Mercer, and Shelby County offices of Ohio State University Extension.  For further information contact OSU Extension at:

 Auglaize Co.                                      Mercer Co.                                         Shelby Co.

John M. Smith                                     Denny Riethman                                 Debbie Brown

419-739-6580                                      419-586-2179                                      937-498-7239

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