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May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Justin from NCAT
Date & Time: Monday, May 9, 2022 @ 6 – 9 p.m. CST
Location: Zilker Botanical Garden & Streaming via Zoom or YouTube
After spending years growing and researching cover crops in various places across Texas NCAT has developed some insights as to which cover crops are best for various soils and seasons. Come learn how you can protect the soil web growing cover crops
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Justin Is a Sustainable Agriculture Specialist with the National Center for Appropriate Technology’s (NCAT) Southwest Regional Office. He has a BS in Agronomy from Prairie View A&M University and an MS in Plant Breeding from Texas A&M University. He’s spent years figuring out the nuts and bolts of successful organic farming in the humid South, concentrating mainly on sweet potatoes, strawberries, niche market ethnic specialty crops, cover crops, and drought mitigation techniques. He is currently working on cover crop projects throughout the southern United States to help farmers there build organic matter in their soil.
Austin Organic Gardeners