Cover Crop Field Day April 7

The McKean County Conservation District and the Penn State Cooperative Extension are sponsoring a Cover Crop Field Day being held on Thursday, April 7, 2011, at the 911 Center in Smethport. The session will start at 1:00 PM and is targeted toward those individuals needing hands-on information on Cover Crops and No-Till Systems.

Topics of discussion will include Potential of No-Till Systems in McKean and Potter Counties with No-Till Consultant Joel Myers and Cover Crops and Alternative Crops in Cold Climates by Penn State Cooperative Extension Educator Bill Waltman.  The day will also include a field discussion on No-Till, Planters, Cover Crops and Soils.   There is a $5.00 fee, which includes refreshments and materials.  Participants are asked register by contacting the McKean County Conservation District at 814-887-4001 or sdthompson@mckeancountypa.org by March 31, 2011.

Financial and other support for this project is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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