What is the National Cover Crop Summit?See more

The second National Cover Crop Summit is free-to-attend, 2-day online event that will feature a series of knowledge-building presentations taught by the foremost authorities on cover crops today. Requiring no travel expense or time away from the office or farm, you will be able to participate from the comfort of your own office through a series of online presentation videos delivering practical tips and information on managing cover crops to improve soil health, protect the environment and enhance on-farm profitability.

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Who should attend?See more

You should attend the National Cover Crop Summit if you...

  • Currently use cover crops on your farm.
  • Are interested in beginning to use cover crops on your farm.
  • Want to learn more about cover crop products, techniques, challenges and successes.
  • Are an Extension or NRCS official, certified crop advisor or other educator or stakeholder interested in cover crop applications.
  • Are an equipment dealer or product manufacturer seeking information on how to better serve your customers who are seeding cover crops in their farming operations.

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Does it cost anything to attend the National Cover Crop Summit?See more

The National Cover Crop Summit is free to attend — Sign up here.

However, if you're looking to make get the most out of your Summit experience, we are offering a VIP ACCESS upgrade for just $49. When you upgrade to VIP you'll receive:

  • 12-month extended access to the National Cover Crop Summit virtual presentations
  • Access to 3 exclusive bonus presentations in addition to the 9 thought-provoking Summit presentations
  • A complimentary Cover Crop Triple Play Package that includes 3 special reports with a $44.85 value
  • PLUS an exclusive $40.00 discount for both the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference and the 2021 National No-Tillage Conference

Click here to upgrade now to VIP ACCESS for just $49!

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What else is included with my registration?See more

See the table below to see the presentations, offers and bonus items that are included with your registration depending if you have FREE ACCESS or VIP ACCESS to the National Cover Crop Summit...







Access Length

2 Days Only

12 Months

Virtual Attendee Bag

A package of useful no-till information and special offers from Cover Crop Strategies and National Cover Crop Summit sponsors.

9 Thought-Provoking Cover Crop Sessions

More than 10 hours impactful learning and actionable, profit-building cover crop ideas.

3 Exclusive Bonus Presentation

Unlock 3 exclusive sessions: "Strategies for Getting Cover Crops Planted in Spring" featuring Steve Groff, Trey Hill and Adam Chappell.

11 Presentations From The 2019 Summit

Unlock the 11 highly-rated presentations from the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.

Free Cover Crop Triple Play Package

With a $44.85 value, receive a 3-report package that offers a trifecta of top-notch reports exploring the most critical cover cropping information you need to know. Learn more.

Exclusive $40.00 Discount To Attend Two Upcoming National Cover Crop Live Events

Receive a $40.00 discount to attend the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference in Omaha, Neb. Aug. 6-7, 2020 AND $40.00 off registration to attend the 2021 National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 12-15, 2021.


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What is the event schedule?See more

  • FREE ACCESS EVENT SCHEDULE — Unlike an in-person “live” event, there are no set time slots during which individual sessions will only be viewable. To allow you the opportunity to participate on your own schedule, all presentation videos will be posted online at 8 a.m. CDT on March 18, and remain accessible on-demand through March 19 at 6 p.m. CDT.
  • VIP ACCESS EVENT SCHEDULE — Unlike registrants with FREE ACCESS, when you upgrade to VIP you'll receive extended access meaning you can continue to watch and replay all of the National Cover Crop Summit presentations for 12 additional months after the end of the event!

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How will I access the FREE presentations?See more

As an online event, you will be able to access the sessions from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. At approx. 8 a.m. on March 18, we'll send you an email with a link to access the National Cover Crop Summit presentations. To view the presentations, simply enter the provided website link into the web browser of your computer, smartphone, tablet or smart TV. The Summit ends at 6 p.m. CDT on March 19, at which time you will no longer be able to access the presentation videos. If you have any questions, or issues viewing a session(s) or accessing the Virtual Attendee Gift Bag materials, please contact our support team.

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I've upgraded to VIP ACCESS. How will I access the VIP presentations?See more

To access the presentations available to VIP ACCESS attendees-only, you must first have a free website user account on

Follow these steps to into your free website user account, or to create a free website user account if you do not already have one:
Step 1 : Go to and login with the email address and password you used to set up your website user account.
  1. If you successfully login, then ignore the remaining steps and enjoy viewing your VIP content for 12 months.
  2. If Step #1 didn't work for you (For instance, you received an "unable to locate you" error message), continue to step #2.
Step 2: Check if we have your email address in the system. Go to and enter your email address and last name.
  1. If you again receive an "unable to locate you" error message, then you must register a login username to create a free website user account. Go to and create a free website user account.
  2. If you can see your user account details, then you need to reset your password. Go to and enter your email address to request the password reset link and verification code.

If you experience other errors not outlined above, or if you have any questions please contact Customer Care by emailing or calling (262) 432-0388.

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Which educational Cover Crop Reports are included with the VIP Upgrade and how do I access them?See more

When you upgrade to VIP ACCESS you'll receive a complimentary Cover Crop Triple Play Package. This package, valued at $44.85, includes the following 3 reports:

  • 'Covering Up' For Better No-Till Soil Biology, Profits — Covering the pluses and minuses of today's most popular cover crops and techniques of veteran cover-crop managers, this report is written to help you develop a strategy for improved no-till soils and a better bottom line. Annual ryegrass, cereal rye, clovers, hairy vetch, brassicas, peas and numerous other cover crops get detailed coverage.
  • 'Covering Up' Part 2. Taking Soil Health Profits To Another Level — Learning what new cover-crop options are available and how no-tillers are making them work on their own farms can help you build your own successful no-till system. In this report you'll discover new cover-crop options being used to boost organic matter, suppress weeds, reduce input costs, capture nutrients and increase profitability.
  • 'Covering Up' Part 3. Branching Out With Your Cover Crop Program — Looking to go from a single species to a cover crop cocktail, or to drastically reduce your fertilizer bill, or to extend the life — and benefits — of your covers by planting into them? Check out these success stories, learning experiences and new ideas to help you achieve your next cover-crop goal with this third installment on cover crops.

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Will there be opportunities for Q&A with the presenters?See more

To enhance the interactive nature of this event, you may submit your questions or comments by using the commenting tool located below each presentation video. You questions will be responded to by either the session presenter or a Cover Crop Strategies editor in the days following the event. You may also email your questions to us directly at

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Can I receive continuing education credits for attending the National Cover Crop Summit?See more

The 2nd National Cover Crop Summit has been approved for a total for 21 continuing education credits. Click here for a list of CEU-eligible NCCS sessions and their tracking numbers.

To earn continuing education credit for a particular session, you must enter your CCA# and email address (the same one you used to register for the event) into the online form that will appear on-screen at the conclusion of the presentations that you watch. Enter your email address into the form field labeled "email address," and enter your CCA# into the form field labeled "name." To earn continuing education credits, you’re required to watch the entire presentation. After the event has concluded on March 19, 2020 at 6 p.m. CDT you can still earn continuing education credits by filling out the "Missing CEU" form with ASA/SSSA and sending it in to them, but the credits will not be considered board certified.

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Who do I contact if I have questions about the National Cover Crop Summit?See more

If you have any questions or issues viewing a session(s) during March 18-19, please contact our support team. If you have questions about the Summit prior to March 18-19, please email us at or call (262) 432-0388, or (866) 839-8455 to speak with a customer service representative.

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Who should I contact to learn about sponsorship opportunities for the National Cover Crop Summit?See more

To learn about sponsorship opportunities contact Michael Ellis at (262) 777-2432 or

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