Tillage radish, alfalfa mulch topics of Aug. 23 field day near Madison
MADISON -- A field day near Madison will focus on cover crops and using alfalfa mulch for nitrogen credit before corn. Start time is 1 p.m. for the Aug. 23 field day, "Cover Crops and Alfalfa Mulch," organized by the nonprofit Rural Advantage and University of Minnesota Extension.
Crops need soils with adequate nutrients, especially nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. Organic producer Carmen Fernholz is attempting to achieve that without chemicals.
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