Livestock producers interested in cover crops should attend this field day in the Oronoco/Rochester area to learn about grazing cover crops, cattle nutrition, and the benefits to soils. Speakers include Eric Mousel, UMN Extension Livestock Educator; Dan Nath, NRCS Soil Scientist; and Dean Thomas, Area 7 Soil Health Tech.
The field day will be held at the Anthony Rossman farm. On the farm, a 6 species cover crop mix was planted following peas. The Rossmans produce beef cattle, the cover crop is being grazed this fall. Attendees will learn how cover crops fit in their crop rotation and how they are utilized by cattle.