Organic Crops and Cover Crops

Thursday, July 22 | 4-6 p.m.

Sam Bennett, wife and babyHost: Sam Bennett | Bennett Farms

Address: 1673 Market Ave. | Galva, IA 51020

Join Sam to talk about transitioning to organic cropping systems and general cover cropping strategies. We’ll meet at Sam’s home before travelling to a nearby organic corn field. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

The Farm:

Sam Bennett and his wife, Danielle, raise corn, soybeans and small grains with Sam’s family on a 2,000-acre operation in Ida County, Iowa. They use cover crops, no-till and strip-till to work toward their goals of improving soil health, conservation, nutrient management and water quality, and creating habitat.


  • Organic corn
  • Weed management
  • Soil fertility for organic cropping

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