May 13, 2021

ISU hosting cover crop field day

LEXINGTON, Ill. — University Farm, Illinois State University’s research farm, will host a Cover Crop Field Day April 16.

The event kicks off with field tours at 4 p.m. followed by discussions and presentations to learn about successes and overcoming potential struggles when implementing cover crops.

Other cover crop-related topics will include increasing farm profit, carbon credits and ecosystem services.

Field-scale pennycress will also be featured, along with information about utilizing it as a cash cover crop, weed suppression and other benefits.

For more information, visit tinyurl.com/rshjxu4z.

University Farm is located at 25578 ISU Farm Lane, Lexington.