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Register for one of three cover crop field days this March!

Join us to learn more about "getting the most out out of your cover crops"! Partners of the Virginia Soil Health Coalition, led by Lydia Fitzgerald, Virginia Tech and NRCS Partnership Soil Health & Integrated Conservation Agronomist, and Dr. Michael Flessner, Extension Specialist at Virginia Tech, are hosting three on-farm field days to provide hands-on information about cover crops and how to maximize their benefits. The field days will take place:

  • Tuesday, March 7th in Halifax County: 4201 Leda Grove Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

  • Wednesday, March 15th in Orange County: 7404 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Unionville, VA 22567

  • Thursday, March 16th in Rockingham County: 9405 Singers Glen Rd

The events will start with lunch and be followed by a field walk through on-farm cover crop plots. There will be amble opportunity for growers and their advisors to hear local farmers' cover crop strategies and questions.


Space is limited so please register by March 3rd. Contact Lydia Fitzgerald at lydia.fitzgerald@usda.gov or (540)414-4089 to reserve your spot.



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