Grazing Cover Crop Workshops at 4 Sites in November

Grazing Cover Crop Workshops at 4 Sites in November

Local farmers and ranchers with experience grazing cover crops on row crop acres will be among the speakers at Grazing Cover Workshops to be held at four sites in November. Hosted by the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, Green Cover Seed, and Nebraska Extension, the workshops also will include presentations by Shane New of the Soil Health Academy. There also will be a summary report of the three-year Grazing Cover Crops project funded by the Nebraska Environmental Trust.

Program agenda

The event, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all sites, is free and includes lunch. Preregistration is required by Nov. 6 to reserve a meal. Register on the NGLC website at https://nebraskagrazinglands.org/Grazing-Cover-Crop-Workshop or by calling the Nebraska Extension office hosting the meeting or Green Cover Seed at (402) 469-6784. For more information, contact Ron Bolze, NGLC coordinator, at (402) 321-0067 or ron@nebraskagrazinglands.org.

Workshop dates and sites:

Monday, Nov. 11 – Verdigre, United Methodist Church Hall
Contact: Ben Beckman, Nebraska Extension in Cedar County, 402-254-6821

Tuesday, Nov. 12 – Ord, Valley County Fairgrounds
Contact: Steve Niemeyer, Nebraska Extension in Garfield, Loup and Wheeler counties, 308-346-4200

Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Chadron, Chadron State College Student Center
Contact: Jack Arterburn, Nebraska Extension, 308-327-2312

Thursday, Nov. 14 – Blue Hill, Community Center
Contact Green Cover Seed 402-469-6784