Sherrard FFA To Participate In Cover Crop Tour August 9th

The Sherrard FFA chapter joining forces with a number of area agriculture interests for a cover crop tour. The event begins Wednesday, August 9th at 8:30 a.m. at the Sherrard High School Ag Test Plots. Sherrard ag teacher Ball Hammes says among the agencies involved is the Rock Island County Soil and Water Conservation District.

The tour will also include stops at the Bottens farm east of Cambridge and the Wolf farm near Geneseo. The Rock Island, Mercer and Henry County Farm Bureaus are co-sponsoring the event. You can pre-register for the tour by calling 764-1486.