cw8-23-00 Event: Notill Field Day
September 1, 2009
Learn more about using cover crops and the impact of no-till cropping in building soil quality at a field day this Thursday (Sept. 3). It will be held on the Ben Staffen farm, 1/4 mile west of 637 Avenue (Steffen Park) and Highway 4 near Humboldt. A rainfall simulator and soil pit will be used during the demonstration segments.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:30 a.m. Speakers will include Paul Jasa, UNL Extension engineer, and Dan Gillespie, NRCS no-till specialist.
From the East: From the intersection of highways 4 and 75 (639 Avenue), turn west on Hwy 4. The field is 2.25 miles further and on the south side of the road.
From Humboldt: The field is about 3.75 miles east of the intersection of highways 4 and 105 in Humboldt.
The field day is sponsored in part by UNL Extension and NRCS. For further information, contact Gary Lesoing at 402-274-4755.