Three cover crop workshops to be held in South Carolina

Don’t miss one of these three great opportunities to get more in depth information about using cover crops in your farming operations or for consulting with your clients.  For more information please contact Kelly Flynn Gilkerson – kgilker@clemson.edu or follow the links below. 

– Charleston, SC –

Cover Crops for Soil Health & Weed Control

in No-Till Vegetable Production

Wednesday, April 20th

9AM – 12PM

In this half-day training we will demonstrate on-going organic no-till field research at Clemson’s Coastal Research & Education Center Farm and learn about cover crop selection for use in no-till systems.

Detailed information and to register:

https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1726&SINGLESTORE=true

– Clemson, SC –

Weed Control for Sustainable Vegetable Production

Using Cover Crops and No-till Practices

Wednesday, May 4th 2016

9AM – 1PM

Participants will learn about selecting and managing cover crops for use in no-till production, and will also have an opportunity to view fall cover crops in different stages of development, and operation of a roll-crimper to terminate cover crops as part of ongoing field research at Clemson’s Calhoun Fields Research Laboratory.

Detailed information and to register:

https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1766&SINGLESTORE=true

– Columbia, SC –

Cover Crops for Soil Health & Weed Control

in No-Till Vegetable Production

Wednesday, June 8th

8:45am – 3:30pm

Learn how cover crops have been used to maintain soil nutrient levels without the use of additional fertilizers.  Discuss cover crop selection, establishment and termination methods, and equipment selection in an organic system; and hear first-hand accounts of the trials and successes

Detailed information and to register:

https://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/cfsa-workshop-cover-crops-for-soil-health-weed-control-columbia-sc/

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