Organic Reporting Session-
Using Cover Crops in Organic Farming to Maximize Benefits

When:  Friday, March 10  8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.
Where:  MSU Brody Hall  241 W. Brody Rd, East Lansing, MICH

Learn and Share about…
Cover Crops for Organic Production

  *   Long-term research trials at Ohio State Farm-Management practices that include cover crops-organic and conventional. Dr. Alan Sundermeier

  *   Cover crop mixes and approaches to aerial seeding.  Colleen Forestieri-Van Buren Conservation District with Aaron Molter-Molter Family Orchards Organic

  *   Presentation and Discussion on what’s happening at MSU and with Michigan Cover Crop Council on cover crops in organic systems?

  *   Farmer/Research discussion to identify priorities for organic systems and future research needs.
All are welcome!
$25 Farmers
$30 Others
Scholarships for educators from MI SARE
Lunch & Materials Included

·          Michigan SARE
·          C. S. Mott Professor of Sustainable Agriculture at Michigan State University
·          Long-term trials comparing organic and conventional
·          Multi-species cover crop choices
·          Reduced tillage using cover crops
Credits Available
·          MAEAP phase I credits
·          CCU credits
Join us in…
·          Brody Complex, East Lansing, MI
·          Room 112 (am)
·          Room 136 (pm)

Scholarships available for ALL educators, NRCS, MAEAP, MIFFS, MDARD, MSUE, Farmer trainers, School teachers. Just indicate on registration that you are an educator or call me.  Please share this email with colleagues and friends.

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Vicki Morrone
Organic Farming Specialist
Center for Regional Food Systems
480 Wilson Rd Rm 303
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-282-3557 (cell)<>
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