Cover Crops Field Day

Oct 14, 2019

Soil Health & Cover Crop Field Day


Date: October 31, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Contact: Alli Rowe,

Sponsor: UCCE Ventura

Location: Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Event Details

Come gather around a cover crop demonstration for a discussion on cover crop seed selections, appropriate mixes for different cropping systems, and management issues. Other soil health topics include compost applications, Healthy Soils grant opportunities, and technical assistance availability.


This event is free and open to anyone interested in soil health. Please spread the word! Register here


8:30 9:00 Registration

9:00 10:45 Rotate through stations to learn about cover crops

- Station 1:Biomass Builders with Shulamit Shroder, Climate Smart Agriculture Specialist, UCCEKern County

- Station 2: Pollinator Habitat with Jamie Whiteford,Irrigation Specialist, Ventura County/Cachuma RCD

- Station 3: Low Profile with Oleg Daugovish,Strawberry and Vegetable Crop Advisor, UCCE Ventura County

- Station 4: Mustards and Varieties with Dee Vega,Staff Research Associate, UCCE Ventura County

- Station 5: Compost and Compost Tea with Annemiek Schilder,County Director, UCCE Ventura County

- Station 6: Grant Opportunities and Technical Assistance with Alli Rowe,Climate Smart Agriculture Specialist, UCCE Ventura County


10:45 11:00 Questions and wrap up


By Ben Faber
Author - Advisor

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