Aerially Seeding Cover Crops

Aerially Seeding Cover Crops, Talking Farm Transfer and Cooperators’ Program Research

Mark PetersonSaturday, Sept. 23 | 10 a.m. – Noon

Hosts: Mark & Melanie Peterson and Monroe Peterson

Bent Gate Farm

Address: 2311 N Ave. | Stanton, IA 51573


Lifetime PFI members Mark and Melanie Peterson farm about 500 acres of corn and soybeans at Bent Gate Farm near Stanton, Iowa, and are among PFI’s top cover crop champions. Mark is a past board president of PFI and served on PFI’s board of directors for nine years. Mark and Melanie are in the process of renting and transferring some of their acres to their son, Monroe, as he expands his hay business. Come and discuss cover crop successes, challenges, bright ideas and what we can leave for the next generation.

Lunch will follow the field day.

See & Discuss:

  • Aerially seeding cover crops
  • Cover crop strategies for corn and soybeans
  • A nitrogen reduction trial with PFI’s Cooperators’ Program
  • Transferring the farm to the next generation

Location Notes:

“N” is the name of the Avenue, not an abbreviation for “North.”