Nebraska Cover Crop Conference

  • Nebraska Cover Crop Conference
Nebraska Cover Crop Conference

Information from the 2017 Nebraska Cover Crops Conference

There are many benefits to utilizing cover crops, such as improved soil heath and reduced erosion.  It’s the details of how and what to do that can present challenges.   The Nebraska Cover Crop Conference provides information to growers, focusing on those that are strictly in a corn/soybean rotation and to assist them in understanding the value of cover crops. 


2017 Presentations

Termination of Cover Crops – What if
the Plan Doesn’t Work? Developing a Plan for Grain Crop Herbicide Management

- Rodrigo Werle, Nebraska Extension
 Cropping Systems Specialist

Planting Green Management

- Dan Gillespie, No-till Specialist – NRCS

Cover Crop Influence on Corn and
Soybean Nutrient Management

- Ray Ward, President Ward Lab and Paul Jasa, Nebraska Extension Engineer

How Cover Crops are Managed
on Our Farms - Farmer Panel

- Ben and Paula Sue Steffen, Humboldt, NE
-  Tom Fick, K Double T Certified Crop Adviser, Albion, NE
-  Mick Minchow, Waverly, NE

Cover Crops and Early Maturing
Corn and Soybean Hybrids/Varieties

- Roger Elmore, Nebraska Extension Cropping Systems Specialist and Nathan Mueller, Nebraska Extension Educator

Cover Crop Custom Seeding Business
Opportunity Panel

- Brian Dunlap, BD AG Consulting, Newman Grove, NE
-     Todd and Russell Kavan, Saunders County Seed Services, Wahoo, NE
-     Ryan Krenk, Agronomist, Roth Aerial, Milford, NE
-     Jody Saathoff, Farm Representative, CHS, Minden, NE

Nebraska Cover Crop Conference



Nebraska Cover Crop Conference Sponsors

The conference is sponsored by Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Soybean Checkoff in partnership with the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District and USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.