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Managing Cover Crops for Cash Crops Field Day

This field day hosted by NRCS and American Farmland Trust will look at and compare field practices between different management techniques including temperature, soil moisture retention, water infiltration, soil microbial activity, and cover crop mineralization to feed the cash crops. Donuts and coffee will be served at 7:30AM. Free admission and free lunch! For additional details, please see the attached PDF.

Location: University of Illinois Extension Jackson County, 402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966

Time: 8AM-2PM

Additional details: There are 50 available seats, please RSVP by July 1st. To RSVP please see contact one of the following:

  • Perry County SWCD: 618-357-6016 ext 3 or email: marilyn.thompson@il.nacdnet.net
  • Jackson County SWCD: 618-684-3471 ext 101 or email: bethany.ingram@il.nacdnet.net
  • Randolph County SWCD: 618-443-4381 ext 3 or email: cheryl.houghlan@il.nacdnet.ne



  • Event Date & Time

    July 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT

  • Event Location

    Field Day
  • Cost