Cover Crop Field Day – Fort Dodge
Tuesday, March 26 | Fort Dodge, Iowa | 4 – 7 p.m.
Hosted by: Brent Larson
Location: Best Western Starlite Village, 1518 3rd Ave. NW, Fort Dodge, IA
Brent Larson of Sunderman Farm Management Company will review his cover crop playbook including variety selection, crop rotation and return on investment. Get an up close look at his cover crop equipment including strip till rigs, planters, drills, a zone commander and a twin row planter which will all be on display in the parking lot of the hotel.
- Variety selection
- Seeding dates and rates, cover crop timeline
- Rotation and impact on cash crop
- Return on investment, benefits
Brent Larson raises corn, soybeans and cover crops in north-central Iowa using no-till for soybeans and strip-till for corn. He plants into green cover crops and is working to raise his own cover crop seed. He’s also trying to work his fields into a three-year rotation to include a year of small grains.
A meal will be provided. Pork loin and mashed potatoes will be catered by the Starlite Best Western hotel.