Speaker to Explore Using No-till in Organic Farming

Speaker to Explore Using No-till in Organic Farming February 22, 2017

Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 2 at 1 p.m. when Randy Anderson of the USDA Agricultural Research Service will present on “No-till Organic Farming May Be Possible with a Systems Approach." The event will be at the Nebraska East Union on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus, 3400 Holdrege St. It also will be available online at https://nebraskaextension.zoom.us/j/722372312 and recorded for later viewing.

Anderson, a weed scientist who researches integrated cropping systems, is with the North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory in Brookings, S.D. He has been conducting research in weed control in organic farming systems for many years. He integrates a number of tools including crop rotations, cover crops, use of perennials, and various cultural practices for weed control in his research. 

For information about this event, contact Gary Lesoing, Nebraska State SARE Coordinator, at (402) 274-4755 or gary.lesoing@unl.edu or glesoing2@unl.edu. SARE is USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program.

Randy Anderson
Randy Anderson, USDA ARS Weed Scientist