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What is Your Soil Wearing?

Join us for a hands on workshop on Cover Crops and Soil Health September 5 from 5-8pm. Speakers include Dave Brandt, no-tiller and cover cropper for over 40 years. Nathan and Carrie Brause, Crawford County farmers, have no-tilled and cover cropped for the last 6 years. They have also implemented over 50 acres of conservation practices including water ways, filter strips and quail buffers. Frank Gibbs, owner of Wetland and Soil Consulting Services and former NRCS Soil Scientist will talk about soil structure and health. Hosts Tom and Nancy Smith have a small plot where attendees will be able to see different mixes of cover crops. Todd Dallas, Dallas Ag, will talk about soil testing methods and share results from the farm.

Tom and Nancy’s farm is located at 2684 Mt. Tabor Rd., West Liberty, OH 43357. Registration is $10 ahead of the event or $15 at the door and includes dinner. This event is presented by the Logan County Land Trust, Farm Credit Services, OSU Extension, Dallas Ag, LLC, Indian Lake Watershed and Logan and Champaign SWCD/NRCS offices. To register, please complete the form found at: Questions can be directed to Bob Stoll with the Logan County Land Trust at 937-935-7505.

Crop Observation and Recommendation Network

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.