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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

#Farm News : Free Crop Cover Tour Changes Thursday Oct 30!

Cover Crop Tour and Open House Location Change Announced

Thursday, 30th October 2014  A free Lunch and crop cover tour will be held in the University of Guelph area.

Mirjam Hall Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Client Service Representative just sent us the following update. There is no cost. nor pre-registration needed - just show up! The schedule for the half - day event is as follows:

University of Guelph Open House Schedule

9 am 9545 Cedar Hedge Line, Co-operator – Joseph Tomecek St. Clair Region S&CIA project Cover crop mixtures after wheat (late August planting)
9:50am 13495 Jane Street, near Thamesville. Co-operator – Dave Sherman St Clair Region S&CIA project Cover crop mixtures trial after wheat (early August planted)
10:45 a.m. – Please Note: Change in meeting location Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph – Gosnell Line gate; off of Hwy 21/Victoria Road Dr. Darren Robinson – herbicide carryover/cover crop research Dr. David Hooker – long term crop rotations with red clover cover crops Dr. Laura Van Eerd

  1.  Do's and DON'Ts for crimson clover L
  2. Long(er) term cover crop plots 
  3. Straw and stover removal - can cover crops help? 
  4. Soil health in Ontario's long- term tillage and crop rotation experiments. 
  5. Cover crop planting date and next year's yield 
 1 p.m. - Lunch provided at the University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus,
No cost. Join part or all of tour. No pre-registration required. CCA credits requested
 For more information, contact Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA Ridgetown 519-674-1614 or
Sponsors for Crop Cover Tour and University of Guelph Open House

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