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Cover Crop workshop scheduled March 10

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District, along with Purdue Extension -- Warren County, will host a Cover Crop Workshop, Wednesday, March 10.

Registration for the event is from 8:30-9 a.m. The program runs from 9 a.m.-noon.

Presenters and topics include:

* John Obermeyer, Purdue Extension Entomologist, "Are There Insect Issues with Cover Crops,"

* Stacy Odum, USDA-NRCS Resource Management Specialist, "Making Cover Crops Work For You,"

* Eileen Kladivko, Purdue Professor of Agronomy, "Cover Crops for Soil and Water Quality," and

* Kelly Pearson, Purdue Extension Educator -- Warren County, "Pesticide Record Keeping."

The event will take place at Wilbur Pearson's Shop, Independence.

The Indiana Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Program will offer a $10 fee assessed for Credit for the PARP program.

Those interested in attending should make reservations by March 8 at either Purdue Extension -- Warren County (765-762-3231), or Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District (765-762-2443, Ext. 3).

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