The 2020 Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference featured innovative speakers who have worked with cover crops extensively and shareed what they have learned. The theme for 2020 was "Inter-Seeding Cover Crops for Corn & Soybean Rotation"
There are many benefits to utilizing cover crops, such as improved soil heath and reduced erosion. It’s the details of how and what to do that can present challenges. The focus of the conference was to provide information to growers who are in a corn/soybean rotation and to assist them in understanding the value of cover crops.
Check out the video links to the presentations.
Finding the Right Fit with Cover Crops - Abbey Wick, North Dakota State University
Farming With 2020 Vision in Mind - Loran Steinlage, Farmer/Practical Field Engineer DAWNequipment/UndergroundAg, FLOLO Farms, West Union, Iowa
Selling Seed in Nebraska - Steve Knox, Director, Nebraska Crop Improvement Association
Accelerating Soil Health Adoption by Quantifying Economic & Environmental Outcomes and Overcoming Barriers on Rented Lands - Brian Brandt, Director of Ag Conservation Innovations , American Farmland Trust, Columbus, Ohio
Review of Cover Crop Demonstrations in Central Platte NRD - Dean Krull, Farmer/ UNL Research Technologist
Understanding Soil Health, Measuring Success and Reducing Risk - Aaron Hird, State Soil Health Specialist, Co-Presented with Noah Seim, Merrick County Farmer
Thoughts from a 1st Year Inter-Seeder and Why You Should Give it a Try! - Jay Goertzen, Henderson, NE Farmer and Jennifer Rees, Nebraska Extension Educator
Cover Crops by Helicopter: FAQ - Brent Wulf, Owner and Chief Pilot, Hexagon Helicopters Inc.
Cover Crop Conference Speaker Panel