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Iowa Cover Crops Conference February 17-18 Sheraton Hotel, West Des Moines, IA

*Organized by the MCCC, Soil and Water Conservation Society, and the Conservation Districts of Iowa

Registration is open (click this link)!

Early Bird registration ends January 27th. Don't forget to also add the MCCC Business and State Report Meeting fee to your registration if you want to attend the MCCC meetings (Feb. 19).


Tuesday, February 17

8:00am- NCCC211 Regional Committee Meeting (NCCC211 collaborators)

9:00am- MCCC Business Meeting (Exec. Comm. & State/Province Reps)

  • MCCC update
  • Leadership structure changes
  • Working session (time permitting)

11:30am- Joint SWCS/MCCC General Conference Registration Opens

1:00pm- Joint SWCS/MCCC General Conference (open-to-all, ends 7pm)


Wednesday, February 18

7:00am- Joint SWCS/MCCC General Conference continues (open-to-all)

3:30pm- MCCC Poster/discussion session (open-to-all)

4:30pm- MCCC Social networking (open-to-all, ends at 5:30pm)

6:00pm- Dinner on your own, chance to dine/network with other participants


Thursday, February 19

8:00am- MCCC Meeting- w/Lunch ($15 add. reg., open-to-all, ends @ 3pm)

  • State/Provice reports
  • Partner reports
  • Working group meetings

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April 8-9- Warsaw, IN

**Stay tuned for the proceedings

Monday April 7, from 7-9pm -- Informal social gathering
Tuesday April 8

  • State/Province reports
  • Special reports
  • Updates and input on collaborative projects, including Cover Crop Pocket Guide revision and cover crop ipad app development.
  • Updates from partner groups including National Wildlife Fed’n, Green Lands Blue Waters, CTIC, Practical Farmers of Iowa
  • Discussion of organizational options for MCCC

Wednesday April 9
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Field tour—depending on weather, it will either be 2-5pm Tuesday, or 9am-12noon Wed.  Bring appropriate clothing and footwear.

Meeting Location
Wyndham Garden Warsaw
2519 E. Center St.
Warsaw, IN  46580



February 28- March 1, 2013- London, ON


Making Sen$e with Cover Crops Workshop (Thursday, February 28)

MCCC Business Meeting (Friday, March 1)


February 28-29, 2012- West Lafayette, IN

2012 MCCC Proceedings PDF- Click on titles in the Table of Contents to view

2012 Detailed Agenda


February 23-24, 2011- Ada, OH

2011 MCCC Proceedings PDF (8mb, large)- Click on titles in the Table of Contents to view

March 2-4, 2010- Ames, IA

2010 Meeting Photos

2010 Post-meeting Notes

News release regarding 2010 meeting from the Leopold Center (see pg. 6)

(click on title to view presentation/poster pdf PDF)

Wednesday (March 3, 2010)- General Session


2010 Business Meeting Notes

February 10-11, 2009- Windsor, ON

2009 Meeting Photos

2009 Meeting Brochure

(click on title to view presentation/poster pdf PDF)
Tuesday, February 10
The Real Dirt on Cover Crops (8:00 am-Noon)

The Real Dirt on Cover Crops (1:00 - 4:00 pm)

  • Planting the Seed- Encouraging Cover Crop Use- Eileen Kladivko, Purdue University and Ron Fauber, OSCIA
  • Why I Use Cover Crops- Mike Buis (ON), David Campbell (IL), and Wayne Lewis (OH)
  • Sourcing the Seed- Dave Robinson, Cisco Seeds
  • New Technology for Cover Crops- Tim Harrigan and Dale Mutch, Michigan State University
  • Making the Fit with Cover Crops- Panel discussion

Poster Session- Research

Poster Session- Extension

Wednesday, February 11
Strategic Communications (8:00 am-Noon)

Working Group Meetings (12:45-3:00pm)


March 11-12, 2008 - Indianapolis

MCCC Meeting March 11, 2008 in Indianapolis
MCCC Meeting March 11, 2008 in Indianapolis
MCCC Meeting March 11, 2008 in Indianapolis
MCCC Meeting March 11, 2008 in Indianapolis

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2008 Meeting Brochure

2008 MCCC Meeting Final Report

Strategic Communications Presentation

View individual state/province reports from the meeting:

April 10-11, 2007 - Minneapolis

MCCC Meeting Minneapolis (2007) MCCC Meeting Minneapolis (2007)
MCCC Meeting Minneapolis (2007)
MCCC Meeting Minneapolis (2007)

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Read the Agenda this meeting here.


August 2-3, 2006 - Brook Lodge, Augusta, Michigan

Check back later for more information on this event.


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