Cover Your ASSets this February!

The Clinton Conservation District and Michigan State University Extension are excited to announce an upcoming workshop opportunity geared to local producers. The sessions will provide tools needed for best management of soil, water and nutrients on and off the farm.

Sessions to include:

Drainage Water Management – keep those valuable nutrients on the field!  

Dr Ghane, a newly appointed drainage water management specialist with Michigan State University, will provide information on how to manage drainage water, tools available for control and the benefits managing tile water has for you and your soil!

Cover Crops – an important tool in your arsenal.

Have you ever wondered what kind of cover crop mix is best for your production? Are cover crops even suitable for your farm?  Extension educator Paul Gross will explain how cover crops can enhance your soil, feed livestock and keep you on top of the soil instead of in it next fall.

Conservation Programs – What can we do for you?

MAEAP, NRCS and the Conservation District all have programs that benefit you and your farm, learn how these programs and technical assistance can help you manage your risks.  This program will provide MAEAP Phase I credit.

Plus, James DeDecker will provide an update on a local project looking at farm management practices!

Programming will take place on Thursday, February 23rd at the Clinton County RESA building in St Johns. Registration will begin promptly at 8:30am.  We hope you’ll join us for this free event culminating in lunch provided by Litwiller Catering! Register HERE

Contact the Clinton Conservation District at 989-224-3720 ext. 5 or kelcie.sweeney@macd.org with questions or to register.  Remember to LIKE the Clinton Conservation District on Facebook for the latest news!DSCN0659MAEAP color final logo COLOR with slogan