Cover crops topic of event

MCCUTCHENVILLE – Cover crops in continuous no-till, manure application techniques and experiences of farmers new to no-till are the highlights of the annual Ohio No-Till Summer Field Day to take place in Seneca County 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Bret Margraf farm, 7838 SR 587, McCutchenville.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $25 for people who register by Sept. 3, or $50 at the door.

Cover crops is a primary topic for the program, and Tim Harrigan, Extension ag engineer at Michigan State University, plans to talk about his research regarding slurry seeding, or adding cover crop seed to the tank when spreading liquid manure soon after harvest.