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Sat, Apr 29



Cover Cropping for Urban and Small-Scale Farmers

Curious how you can integrate cover cropping into your growing practice? Join us in the field with experts from the NE Extension to explore the ins and outs of cover cropping, from species selection and benefits to options for termination and integration with other conservation practices.

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Cover Cropping for Urban and Small-Scale Farmers
Cover Cropping for Urban and Small-Scale Farmers

Time & Location

Apr 29, 2023, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Omaha, 5420 N 3rd St, Omaha, NE 68110, USA

About the Event


In this workshop, participants will learn the why, how, and when’s of cover cropping. Why should you

plant a cover crop, what cover crop species are right for your particular growing conditions and goals,

and when and how to establish and kill the cover crops. Cover crop growing guides are included in the


About Katja

Katja Koehler-Cole is the Statewide Soil Health Management extension educator and also serves as the

SARE state co-coordinator for Nebraska. Before she started this position, she worked as a researcher in

the Agronomy & Horticulture department at UNL. Katja’s work has focused on increasing the use of soil

health practices in Nebraska cropping systems, drawing on the connections between soils, plants,

animals, and people. She has a particular interest in cover crops as a means to increase soil armor and

living roots in the ground year-round. Outside her work, she enjoys spending time with her husband,

four daughters and numerous indoor and outdoor plants.

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