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Cover Crops & Green Manures

Wednesday June 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Venue: Online

Online via Zoom - link will be sent to registrants

Member: Free Register
Standard: Free Register

The 2022 Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program is FREE for everyone! This program is a project of Employment Ontario and is funded in part by the Canadian Government and the Ontario Government, and is a collaboration between the Ignatius Jesuit Centre, EFAOEverdale and the National Farmers Union Ontario.

 

*Funding stipulations require participants to fill out a pdf registration form, which you will receive upon registration for this event. Data will be collected and handled by Ignatius Jesuit Centre and the NFU -O and will be treated as confidential and only shared with the funding agency.

Neither EFAO nor Everdale will view, handle or store any of the information in this form.

 

Cover Crops & Green Manures:

What is cover cropping and green manure?

 

This webinar will answer these questions and more, and discuss why they’re important in crop rotations. Learn how the practice of cover cropping and green manure can increase soil health, crop health, and soil water retention. A recording of this webinar will be available.

 

Facilitator: Anne Verhallen, Soil Management Specialist (Horticultural Crops), Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.