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PAGE 14 Farm & Ag Thursday, October 24, 2013 Stearns County Cover Crop Field Day The Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is partnering with the University of Minnesota Exten- sion to bring you a captivating Cover Crops Field Day at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, near Roscoe. Cover crops are a great tool that growers can utilize to protect and enhance their most valuable resource - productive soil. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the benefits and challenges of cover crops. The field daywill exhibit six dif- ferent cover crop cocktail mixes and four different seeding meth- ods of cereal rye. A soil pit will offer a rare look into soil structure and root growth. Experienced soil and cover crop experts will dis- cuss cover crop species, bene- fits, and seeding rates (Shannon Osborne, ARS and Jill Sackett, UMN Extension), soil health (Jodi DeJong-Hughes, UMN Exten- sion), government assistance pro- grams (Dave Rose, NRCS) and the challenges of growing late sea- son cover crops (Dan Ley, dairy farmer). A wide range of cover crops will be displayed, and include purple top turnip, oilseed radish, forage peas, three types of vetch, red clover, buckwheat, len- tils, millet, annual and cereal rye- grass, oats and flax. The field day is located 4 miles west of Richmond or 1 mile east of Roscoe on Highway 23. For more information call or e-mail Brad Wenz with the Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District at (320) 251-7800 extension 0, or brad. wenz @mn.nacdnet. net. .............................. ill "r ............................................. i Stearns County Cover Crop Field Day Wednesday, Oct. 30, will exhibit four different seeding methods of cereal rye. Field Day for Stearns County will exhibit six different cover crop mixes to protect soil structure. Submitted photos. THE MINNESOTA DISPLAY AD NETWORK Take the hassle out of placing your newspaper ad in multiple publications. We can place it statewide or regionally. You'll place one order and because you only get one bill, you only write one check. Your newspor represento,ve con provide complele deloils. The 2x4 Network is a program of the MNA, phone 800-279-2970 SECURITY FOR YOUR LEGACY. Our agents can help make buying life insurance easy. Ask about our free, no obligation life insurance needs analysis. We offer a variely of policies to help protect your dreams. Thomas Ehlinger Agency, Inc. 39A Maus Drive #3 Kimball, MN 55353 Bus: (320) 398-3645 AMERICAN FAMILY ProAdjuster system... comfortable and consistent treatment option. > Manipulation X-ray > Acupuncture J, Physiodlerapy Physical-& M a.sage Therapy I, All Insurance Accepted: Dr. Many t:![ I T Ca.,sie & Toa K ALL CHIROPRACTIC (320) 398-7900 (888) 785-2813 510 Hwy 55 East Kimball All or your personalized eyecare needs,.. close to ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ....... ::::::::::::::::::::::: : .............. ........ >: COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAMINATIONS: EYE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS EYE DISEASE DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT URGENT CARE SERVICES EYEWEAR & CONTACT LENSES Eye Clinic l)r. t;emrite, Optometrist 308 5th Ave. S #110, Cold Spring 685-54OO - www, small engine repair 51 Elm Street Kimball, MN 55353 Riding Tractors Tillers Trimmers Mowers Blowers Boat Motors Golf Carts 320-980-1759 Todd Rohloff