Maintaining High Yields with Cover Crops and Conservation - Hubbard, Iowa

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Farm and Food

About: Learn how to improve weed control, build soil health, and maintain high yields and profitability with cover crops during this June 22 field day. Kurtis and Kathy Kadolph and Al Kadolph will share their conservation efforts and how they manage their multi-species cover crop on their 700-acre farm.

Participants will explore different conservation practices such as:

  • Use of cover crops to increase soil biology and organic matter
  • No-till corn-on-corn and corn-on-soybeans with use of a cover crop
  • A cover crop mix of brassicas, cereal rye, and camelina ahead of corn crop
  • Edge-of-field conservation practices, and much more.

Featured Speakers: 

  • John Gilbert, Gibraltar Farm and Southfork Watershed Alliance
  • Melissa Miller, Southfork Watershed Alliance  

Lunch will be provided after the field day tour.

Cost: Free

When: Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to noon

Where: 25819 M Ave., Hubbard, Iowa

For more information and to register, click here.

Questions/assistance with registering: Visit or call 515.232.5661

The Field Days are hosted by Practical Farmers of Iowa. Learn more about Practical Farms of Iowa here.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Rural Affairs, ADM re:generations, Innovative Ag Service, and Iowa Soybean Association Research Center for Farming Innovation

All events and activities are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities and/or persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made if requested in advance.