FARGO – Agriculture producers will have the chance to learn about grazing cover crops at an upcoming webinar series hosted by the North Dakota State University Extension Office.

The five-part series will begin at 11 a.m. on April 7, and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through April 21.

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“This webinar will give North Dakota producers a chance to learn about factors to consider when selecting a cover crop for grazing and when to graze livestock on cover crops, as well as introduce them to different cover crops for grazing that are well suited for North Dakota,” said Miranda Meehan, NDSU Extension livestock environmental stewardship specialist.

The dates of the webinars and the topics to be covered include:

Tuesday, April 7, cover crop seed regulations and herbicide residual considerations

Thursday, April 9, cover crop grazing research and economic and soil impact of cover crops

Tuesday, April 14, forage grazing calculator and cover crop toxicity issues

Thursday, April 16, cover crop characteristics and identification

Tuesday, April 21, winter grazing and alfalfa production, and sainfoin quality, yield and condensed tannin content.

NDSU Extension specialists and researchers will be available to answer questions.

Click to join the webinars: https://tinyurl.com/covercrop2020. Participants will be asked to provide their email address and name. NDSU advises to log in a few minutes before the start of the webinars, which will begin promptly at 11 a.m.

Participants having trouble joining from your computer can call 669-900-6833 or 646-876-9923 and enter webinar ID 911 744 875.