WORTHINGTON — University of Minnesota Extension will host a virtual Cover Crop Field Day, “Setting up for Success,” at 1 p.m. Aug. 18.

Through the live webinar, researchers and educators will highlight U of M research that provides management tips and considerations to help farmers and ag professionals successfully incorporate cover crops into Minnesota cropping systems.

The program will run from 1 to 2:30 p.m., with presentations from 1 to 2 p.m. followed by a cover crop roundtable from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Although there will be time for questions and answers after each presentation, the roundtable will provide an opportunity for additional open discussion with attendees.

Registration is free, thanks to support from the Minnesota Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program.

Topics include: Cover crops as a tool in waterhemp management; Balancing the pros and cons of planting green in Minnesota; Strategies for interseeding cover crops into corn; and the cover crop roundtable.

For more information and to register, visit: https://z.umn.edu/covercropVFD. For people who cannot attend in person, a recording will be available through the website at a later date.