Mercer And RI County Farmers Can Still Sign Up For Cover Crop Meeting

COVER CROPSProducers in Mercer and Rock Island Counties still have time to sign up for a meeting on cover crops next week. The session is next Thursday, August 1st at 5:30 p.m. at the Reynolds American Legion Hall. Bill Joseph with the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District office says cover crops like winter wheat and cereal rye provide direct benefits for row crop operations.
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Topics discussed at the program include benefits and overview of cover crops, farmer experience with cover crops, and funding for cover crops. To register, call 582-5153.