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Reduced Tillage Organic Agriculture & Cover Crop Research Field Day

Posted by Tara Zimmerman | April 18, 2016

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 When

Monday, April 25, 2016

1:00 to 3:00 PM

Where

2606 W Pioneer, Puyallup, WA  98371

WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center

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WSU researchers and cooperating farmers are evaluating cover crops and equipment for use in organic reduced tillage production. This spring field day will highlight winter cover crops and strategies for incorporating reduced tillage. Come tour research plots and discuss the evolution of this production system.

Highlighted topics will include:

  • No-till and strip-till vegetables
  • Cover crop selection
  • Precision cover cropping
  • Cover crop management
  • Soil quality
  • Organic fertility
  • Equipment

Equipment demonstrations are planned with a high residue cultivator and newly designed powered strip tiller.

Light refreshments will be provided, but feel free to bring along a brown bag lunch

No advance registration necessary. For more information contact Doug Collins, dpcollins@wsu.edu or 253.445.4658. See more about the project and sign up for our e-newsletter at: http://eorganic.info/group/4988

Washington State University Extension engages people, organizations, and communities to advance knowledge, economic well-being, and quality of life by fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Doug Collins at 2606 W Pioneer, Puyallup, WA,98371;  253.445.4658;  dpcollins@wsu.edu  at least two weeks prior to the event.

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