Green Lands Blue Waters

Greetings! This is your update highlighting a sample of the efforts of our partners, colleagues, and staff to advance Continuous Living Cover on agricultural land in the Mississippi River Basin.

Please visit the Green Lands Blue Waters website at http://www.greenlandsbluewaters.net .

In our Latest News section on the right-hand side of the GLBW home page:

• Kernza in the News:
http://www.twincities.com/news/state/ci_29083191/can-university-of-minnesota-make-kernza-the-wheat-of-the-future

http://kstp.com/article/stories/s3978776.shtml

• Performance of cropping systems designed to reduce nitrate leaching into shallow municipal well aquifers
http://www.leopold.iastate.edu/grants/e2009-22

• Sprouting New Tree Nut Businesses in the Midwest: 5 Case Studies
http://www.cias.wisc.edu/sprouting-new-tree-nut-businesses-in-the-midwest-five-case-studies/

• Video: Using Grazing to Improve Prairies
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfKDqDu9ou8

• Check the News Archive for older, but still good, information:
http://greenlandsbluewaters.net/articles-reports/newsarchive

Upcoming events relating to Continuous Living Cover are listed with links to more information on the left-hand side of the GLBW home page, http://www.greenlandsbluewaters.net. Please visit the website to find more events:

December 4-5: Missouri Livestock Symposium; Kirksville, MO
December 8: PFI Farminar: Alternatives to Cereal Rye & Benefits of Grazing Covers; webinar
December 8-9: Iowa Cattle Industry Convention; Des Moines, IA
December 10-11: Sangamon Watershed Celebration; Decatur, IL
December 14: Grassroots Grazing - Winter Feeding & Grazing; Oskaloosa, IA
December 15-16: Conservation Tillage Conference; Willmar, MN
December 16: Log-Grown Shiitake Mushrooms - Case Study in Profitable Agroforestry; webinar
January 14-16, 2016: GrassWorks Grazing Conference; Wisconsin Dells, WI
January 21-22, 2016: Iowa Forage & Grassland Conference; Ames, IA
January 22-23, 2016: Practical Farmers of Iowa Conference; Ames, IA

If you have questions or want more information about any of the items featured above, please contact Richard Warner, Green Lands Blue Waters Director: RichardWarner@umn.edu, 612-625-3709.

Regards,


The Green Lands Blue Waters staff
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