Practical Tips for Growing Cover Crops

Practical Tips for Growing Wheat, Rye and Summer Cover Crops

Ben Moest Grant MoestThursday, Aug. 31 | 10 a.m.-Noon

Hosts: Ben Moest & Grant Moest

High Plains Grains

Address: 11113 N Christian Hollow Rd. | Winslow, IL 61089


The Moest family farm, located in Winslow, Illinois, is owned and operated by brothers Ben and Grant Moest. Together, they farm just under 3,000 acres of non-GMO corn, food-grade soybeans and small grains used for seed and grain. They use cover crops on most of their acres and own and operate their independent pork business, High Plains Pork. Join them at this field day to gain practical insights into wheat and rye production, summer cover crops and more. 

Lunch will follow the field day.

See & Discuss:

  • Wheat and rye production practices
  • Summer cover crops following wheat and rye
  • Post-harvest handling of rye
  • On-farm uses for rye
  • A relay-crop test plot with rye and soybeans