Monthly Dairy Webinar Mar. 16 to Focus on Incorporating Cover Crops Into Your Forage System

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues on Wednesday, March 16 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. The program will focus on the positive impact cover crops and cocktail mixes can have in your forage system.

Gentry Sorenson is a native of north Iowa with a background in industry, research and farming.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural studies with a minor in agronomy from Iowa State in 1997. In 2018 he went on to earn a master’s degree in professional agriculture from Iowa State. He spent 10 years with DuPont Pioneer (Corteva Agriscience) as a crop research associate and most recently was an agronomist for Landus Cooperative before joining Iowa State university Extension and Outreach in 2021.

Producers, dairy consultants, and industry reps are encouraged to attend the webinar. There is no fee for the program, but preregistration is requested at https://go.iastate.edu/UPLHGN. Attendees should log on before noon as the program will start promptly at 12 noon. There will be a question-and-answer session after the presentation.

For more information contact the ISU Extension and Outreach Dairy Field Specialist in your area: in Northwest Iowa, Fred M. Hall, 712-737-4230 or fredhall@iastate.edu; in Northeast Iowa, Jennifer Bentley, 563-382-2949 or jbentley@iastate.edu; in East Central Iowa, Larry Tranel, 563-583-6496 or tranel@iastate.edu.

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