A Soil Health NRCS Demonstration Farm Field Day will be held Aug. 23 near Stanton on the Loren Pestel Farm. Cover crops, wheat production, a field tour, and cost-share programs are all on the agenda as experts from NRCS, Nebraska Extension, and private industry share their latest findings.
The program begins with registration and rolls at 8:30 a.m., with the program starting at 9 a.m. and ending at noon. Presentations will include:
Welcome — Waylon Petsche, USDA NRCS, and Aaron Nygren, Extension Educator
The Banker Won’t like Wheat, but Your Soil Will – Hear Why! — Nathan Mueller, Extension Educator
Grazing Cover Crops – Livestock Integration — Mary Drewnoski, Extension Beef Systems Specialist
Cover Crop Mixtures and Field Tour — Dale Strickler, Green Cover Seed
LENRD and USDA NRCS Cost Share Programs Available — Curt Becker, Lower Elkhorn NRD, and Robin Sutherland, USDA NRCS.
The demonstration farm is at 57161 834 Road, Stanton. The event is sponsored by the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources district. Please RSVP to your local NRCS Office.