News from the IASWCD
For release: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
No-till management focus of advanced soil health workshops
Indianapolis - The Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative's (CCSI) upcoming advanced-level workshops focus on the details of no-till management. Three workshops are scheduled around the state for Indiana Conservation Partnership staff and Purdue Extension educators.
The March 12 and March 14 workshops cover No-till Management including nutrient and pest manage-
ment and how to advise farmers on details like planter clinics. CEU's are available.
The March 21 Cover Crop Training will provide students with knowledge to advise farmers on selecting cover crops that work best with their current system. Participants also will learn to use tools like the Midwest Cover Crops Council Selector Tool and the NRCS Seeding Tool. Discussion of nutrient and pest management will be included. CEU's are available.