Cover Crop Tour and Open House – 30th October, 2014

Presented by:CCT

No cost. Join part or all of tour. No pre-registration required.  CCA credits requested.


9:00 am: 9545 Cedar Hedge Line, Co-operator – Joseph Tomecek

  • St. Clair Region S&CIA project Cover crop mixtures after wheat (late August planting)

9:50 am: 13495 Jane Street, near Thamesville. Co-operator – Dave Sherman

  • St Clair Region S&CIA project Cover crop mixtures trial after wheat (early August planted)

10:45 amRidgetown Campus, Univeristy of Guelph

  • Leaving from Willson Hall to tour the campus plots
  • Darren Robinson – herbicide carryover/cover crop research
  • David Hooker – long term crop rotations with red clover cover crops
  • Laura Van Eerd
  • dos and DON’Ts for crimson clover
  • long(er) term cover crop plots
  • straw and stover removal – can cover crops help?
  • soil health in Ontario’s long- term tillage and crop rotation experiments.
  • cover crop planting date and next year’s yield

1 pm: Lunch provided at the University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus, Willson Hall

For more information, contact Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA
Ridgetown 519-674-1614 or

Funding provided by OSCIA Regional Project Grant and:

cover crop tour

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