University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) and Colusa Resource Conservation District are excited to announce their first Virtual Field Day coming up on Wednesday, March 24th! The day will focus on examples of winter cover cropping in the Sacramento Valley between row crop rotations, cover cropping with legumes in the Delta, how and when to plant winter crops, and different seed varieties to support soil health. Virtual presentations will be led by professionals in the field who will be available, live, to answer questions throughout the event.
Hosts Sarah Light, UCCE Agronomy Advisor, Liz Harper, Colusa County RCD Executive Director and Sierra Reading, Colusa County RCD Education and Outreach Coordinator will guide the day and while also shedding light on demonstration sites within Colusa to evaluate how soil moisture dynamics change with and without cover crops in an annual cropping system.
Other speakers include Amber Vinchesi-Vahl, UCCE Vegetable Crops Advisor for Sutter, Yuba and Colusa Counties discussing cover cropping in an annual rotation row crops; Michelle Leinfelder-Miles and Brenna Aegerter, Farm Advisors for UCCE San Joaquin County discussing warm weather legume cover cropping; and Tom Johnson an Agronomist from Kamprath Seed.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sierra at firstname.lastname@example.org .
You can register for the event by going to this link : http://ucanr.edu/sacvalleycovercrop