Cover Crops Events

Cover Crop Open House

Wednesday, 9th November 2011

For commercial growers and agribusinesses

Near Chatham and Ridgetown, Ontario – two locations – different things to see at both sites

9:30 am at OSCIA demonstration site – 400 m west of 10708 Northwood Line between the Mull and Harwich Roads. Look for the solar panel.

11:00 am across the road from 20701 Victoria Rd (formerly 21 Hwy), north of Gosnell Line (near Ridgetown). 

Lunch provided after the tour

  • No cost.  No preregistration required.  CCA credits have been applied for
  • Missed last year’s Open House? – Come see cover crop growth this year
  • Worth the extra cost? – Compare oilseed radish common vs. named varieties
  • Cover crops were planted after tomatoes, snap beans, sweet corn and seed corn
  • Many different cover crops (alfalfa, red clover, vetch, crimson clover, forage pea, oilseed radish, mustard, ryegrass, as well as mixtures)
  • Funding provided by OSCIA Nutrient Management BMP Demonstration Grant, Seed Corn Growers of Ontario and OMAFRA.

For more information, contact Prof. Laura Van Eerd at University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus at 519 674-1500 x63644 or

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