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Cover Crop Lecture and Field Day
(Honoka‘a, Hawai‘i Island)

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

- Free

March 18, 2017—The Cover Crop Field Day will include a discussion on common cover crops in Hawai‘i, soil health benefits associated with cover crop use, and cover crops and insect management. Drs. Ted Radovich and Koon-Hui Wang from the University of Hawai‘i’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources will lead discussions in the morning and early afternoon, followed by on-farm activities at The Kohala Center’s Demonstration Farm including cover crop incorporation, seeding, and soil and leaf tissue testing. Amy Koch, assistant director for soil science at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, will provide an overview of NRCS cover crop resources and services for Hawai‘i’s farmers.

Attendance is free but pre-registration is required. Register online at covercrop.eventbrite.com or contact Megan Blazak at mblazak@kohalacenter.org or 808-887-6411.

Details

Date:
March 18
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://covercrop.eventbrite.com

Organizer

The Kohala Center
Phone:
808-887-6411
Website:
http://www.kohalacenter.org

Venue

North Hawai‘i Education & Research Center
45-539 Plumeria St
Honoka‘a, HI 96727 United States
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