Cover Crops Research

Cover Crop Tour and Open House

Updated October 29 with change in meeting location at Ridgetown Campus (see below).

Thursday, 30th October 2014

No cost. Join part or all of tour. No pre-registration required.

Cover Crop Open House Hosts


9:00 am

  • 9545 Cedar Hedge Line, Co-operator – Joseph Tomecek

St. Clair Region S&CIA project Cover crop mixtures after wheat (late August planting)

9:50 a.m

  • 13495 Jane Street, near Thamesville. Co-operator – Dave Sherman

St Clair Region S&CIA project Cover crop mixtures trial after wheat (early August planted)

10:45 a.m. — Please Note:  Change in meeting location

  • Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph – Gosnell Line gate; off of Hwy 21/Victoria Road
  • Darren Robinson – herbicide carryover/cover crop research
  • David Hooker – long term crop rotations with red clover cover crops
  • Laura Van Eerd
  • dos and DON’Ts for crimson clover
  • long(er) term cover crop plots
  • straw and stover removal – can cover crops help?
  • soil health in Ontario’s long- term tillage and crop rotation experiments.
  • cover crop planting date and next year’s yield

1 p.m. – Lunch provided at the University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus, Willson Hall

CCA credits requested.

For more information, contact Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA
Ridgetown 519-674-1614 or

Funding provided by OSCIA Regional Project Grant and

Cover Crop Coffee Break Sponsors

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