Contact Us

Dixon Springs Agricultural Center
Route 1, Box 256
Simpson, IL 62985
Phone: 618-695-4917

For Hort/Crop Questions

Simpson, IL 62985
Phone: 618-695-2441

Cover Crop Field Day

Cover Crop Field Day

On Friday March 28th at 10 am the Ewing Demonstration Center will host a Cover Crop tour and field day.  The center is located north of Ewing, IL on North Ewing Rd. (watch for signs)  The center started as a soil fertility farm and has been in existence for over 100 years.

Topics for the tour include:   Cover Crop Termination, Mike Plumer, private consultant; Cover Crop Success and Failures, Panel Discussion; New Farm Bill, FSA Update, Bruce Morrison, Hamilton Co. FSA; Tour of Cover Crop Plots at EDC, Nathan Johannig, Extension Educator, Small Farms and Local Foods.

The field day and tour will be held rain or shine, so dress appropriately.  A light lunch will be provided.  For questions or to register contact Marc Lamczyk U of I Extension, Franklin Co. at 439-3178.  There is no fee for this program.