Cover crop and grazing tour July 23 at Menoken Farm

Burleigh County SCD
Morton County SCD and NRCS North Dakota

Registration is now open for "Crops, Covers & Cows," a cover crop and grazing tour that will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The event is from 4 to 7 p.m. (CST) at Menoken Farm, Burleigh County Soil Conservation District's (SCD) conservation demonstration site east of Bismarck, N.D.

The three featured speakers for "Crops, Covers & Cows" are:

Steve Groff: Groff farms in Lancaster County, Pa., and is the founder of Cover Crop Solutions, a national cover crop seed business

Justin Zahradka: Zahradka farms and ranches with his wife, Molly, near Lawton, N.D. They own and operate Coop & Poop

Aaron Steckler: Steckler farms and ranches with his parents near St. Anthony, N.D., and is a supervisor for Morton County SCD

This cover crop and grazing tour is sponsored by Burleigh County SCD; Morton County SCD, Natural Resources Conservation Service; and the North Dakota Grazing Lands Coalition.

Although there is no cost to attend, please register by July 17 to ensure dinner, which will be served at 7 p.m. To register, contact the Burleigh County SCD office at 701-250-4518, ext. 3, or e-mail Cindy at . See the attached flyer for more information and driving directions to Menoken Farm.

The speakers' presentations will be videotaped and posted on the Menoken Farm Web site following the event. For more information on Menoken Farm and to watch and learn from previous educational events, go to