MCCC Meetings

 

MCCC 2020 Annual Meeting and Conference

February 11-12 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, MO

11728 N. Ambassador Drive
Kansas City, Missouri 64153
Phone: 800-957-4654

When making room reservations, please mention the University of Missouri Extension Midwest Cover Crop room block to receive the group rate of $107 (single King) or $115 (double queens), plus city and state taxes. The hotel room block will be released January 19, 2019. After this date, the conference rate will be subject to availability. Please make your lodging reservations early. Group rate does not include breakfast. Parking is complimentary. 24 hour complementary airport shuttle is available, reservation is required.

Conference and Sponsorship Registration

Agenda

February 11th – MCCC Annual Business Meeting; MCCC State, Province, and Partner Reports, Working Sessions (open to the public)
February 12th – MCCC Annual Conference

Total CEUs Available for full 2 day Conference
Soil & Water Management: 5
Integrated Pest Management: 1
Crop Management: 7.5

Organized by Midwest Cover Crops Council, University of Missouri Extension, University of Nebraska Extension, Kansas State University Extension, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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Cover Crops and Soil Health:  The Practical Way Forward

Dates:February 20-21, 2019
Location: Springfield, IL

State Reports

Partner Reports

February 21, 2019 – “Cover Crops and Soil Health:  The Practical Way Forward”

Building your Soil Health System on Sound Principals – Barry Fisher, NRCS Soil Health Specialist
Nutrient Reduction Regulations – Sarah Noggle, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Ohio State University Extension
The Effect of N Management and Cover Crops on Tile Nitrate Loads in Central Illinois – Lowell Gentry, Principal Research Specialist in Agriculture, University of Illinois
Keynote: Practical Implementation of Cover Crops – Lee Briese, 2017 International Crop Adviser (CCA) of the Year
Soil Health – What’s Old, What’s New, and How Does it Relate to Cover Cropping? – Andrew Margenot, Assistant Professor of Soil Science, University of Illinois
Effects of Cover Crops on Weed Control in Soybean – Brent Sunderlage, Weed Science Researcher, Southern Illinois University
Farmer and Crop Adviser Panel Discussion (Youtube Video) – Moderator: Joel Gruver, Associate Professor of Soil Science and Sustainable Ag, Western Illinois University; Lee Briese, Centrol Crop Consulting; Terry Wyciskalla, Wyciskalla Consulting; Kris Reynolds, American Farmland Trust; Joe Rothermel, Farmer in Broadlands, IL; Trenton Carley, Full Throttle Ag Service

2018

Dates: March 13-14, 2018
Location: Fargo, ND

State Reports

Partner Reports

 

Past meeting information

 

 

2017

Dates: March 14-15, 2017
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Sponsors:

Platinum: Monsanto and Greenstone Farm Credit Services

Gold: Midwestern BioAg, Albert Lea Seed, North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE), and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Friend: Corn Marketing Program of Michigan and Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee

Business Meeting and Conference Program
Agenda

Tuesday – March 14, 2017- Business Meeting
State Reports

National Wildlife Federation – Partner Report

 

Wednesday – March 15, 2017- “Making Cover Crops Work- Experiences from the field”

Keynote- Cover Crop Termination: Considerations when selecting herbicides and the potential for resistance (Dale Shaner, Retired USDA-ARS – University of Colorado)

Concurrent Sessions

Track 1- Field Crops

Track 2- Vegetable Crops

Track 3- Forage/Grazing

Afternoon Joint Session: Interseeding Cover Crops into Field Crops Systems: Geography makes a Difference

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2016

Dates: February 23-24, 2016
Location: Madison, WI

State/Province Reports

MCCC Partner Report

Presentations from “The Science of Cover Crops”

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2015

Dates: February 17-18, 2015
Location: West Des Moines, IA

State/Province Reports

 

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2014

Dates: April 8-9, 2014
Location: Warsaw, IN

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2013

Dates: February 28-March 1, 2013
Location: London, ON

State/Province Reports

NWF update: Roadmap to increased cover crop adoption

Presentation from the Making Sen$e with Cover Crops Workshop

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2012

Dates: February 28-29, 2012
Location: West Lafayette, IN

2012 MCCC Proceedings (Click on titles in the Table of Contents to view)

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2011

Dates: February 23-24, 2011
Location: Ada, OH

2011 MCCC Proceedings (Click on titles in the Table of Contents to view)

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2010

Dates: March 2-4, 2010
Location: Ames, IA

Presentation from the general session

Posters

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2009

Dates: February 10-11, 2009
Location: Windsor, ON

Presentation from the general session

Posters

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2008

Dates: March 11-12, 2008
Location: Indianapolis, IN

2008 MCCC Meeting Final Report

State/Province Reports

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2007

Dates: April 10-11, 2007
Location: Minneapolis, MN

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2006

Dates: August 2-3, 2006
Location: Augusta, MI

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