Conservation Training

Cover Cropping for Soil Health and Fertility in Organic Production

April 17, 2023

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Online

This free, 90-minute webinar presented by USDA NRCS Science and Technology will discuss cover crops in organic agriculture, covering approaches to build soil health and fertility and provide optimum production of cash crops. Presenter Mark Schonbeck of Organic Farming Research Foundation will address the challenges organic farmers face in choosing and managing cover crop species and mixes, taking a step-by-step approach that considers cover cropping goals, seasonal niches in the rotation, climate and soil constraints, termination methods, and the needs of the following crop.