Calendar

Mar
2
Sat
Cover Crop Planning and Planting @ Mesquite Field Farm
Mar 2 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cover Crop Planning and Planting @ Mesquite Field Farm

As we all move to improve our soil quality we have found that conventional no-till methods work however, we have the ability to improve this process by reducing chemical usage and introducing cover crops into our processes.

This class will provide a discussion of the benefits of cover crops, which crops to plant, when to plant them, and a planting demonstration.

Instructors:

  • Doug Havemann, Army Veteran, Co – Owner, Mesquite Field Farm
  • Melissa Havemann, Co-Owner, Mesquite Field Farm

Skills Taught:

  • Farm tool safety
  • Crop planning
  • Seed Supply calculations
  • Material supply calculations
  • Farm Tractor Usage
  • Farm implement usage (no-till drill)
  • Seed Characteristics
  • USDA planting zones and cover crop recommendations
  • Seed suppliers and recommendations
  • Crop Planting techniques

Cover Crop Planning and Planting Flyer

REGISTER HERE

Mar
23
Sat
Organics 101
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Organics 101

Understanding the basics of organics is understanding your soil.

In this workshop we will discuss and understand the basics of soil health, organic matter management , compost and plant based teas. How to scout for diseases and monitoring and finally beneficial insects that help protect your crops.

Skills Taught:

  • Organic matter management
  • Understanding basics of soil health
  • Compost &plant based teas
  • Disease scouting & monitoring
  • Beneficial Insects

F.A.R.M. Organics 101 Flyer

REGISTER HERE


Member of the Texas A&M University System

© 2019 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. All rights reserved.

Privacy policies, security statements and more...