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Soil Health Kit and Field Day

Course Description:

Soil Health Kit

This UW-Extension training provides attendees with a soil health testing kit and overviews how to use the kit o compare soil health in different fields in their farming operation. The kit includes a soil compaction probe, soil infiltration test, soil aggregation stability (slake) test, digital soil thermometer and resources to help you understand how to improve soil health on your farm.

Pre-registration is required by July 30. The cost for this training and kit is normally $125, however, additional grant funding is reducing the cost to $30 for those who farm or work in or around the target watersheds. Participants who document usage of the kit on at least five farms within 9 months can receive a or $75 credit to the advanced soil health training. Registration priority will be given to those farming/managing land in and around 9-Key element watersheds. 

To register or for more information, contact Kevin Erb at 920-391-4652, kevin.erb@ces.uwex.edu or Amanda Schultz Eau Claire County Land/Water Conservation at 715-839-4788, Amanda.Schultz@co.eau-claire.wi.us.

Date: Monday, August 6, 2018
Time: 9:30AM
End Date: Monday, August 6, 2018 3:00PM
Format: In-person
Instructor:
Location: Bush Brothers & Co, 600 S Bush Brothers Drive
Augusta, Wisconsin 54722
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Cost: 30.00
Partners: none
Registration Deadline: Monday, August 6, 2018
CEUs Available: none
For: none
Contact: kevin.erb@ces.uwex.edu
Course Topics: Soil Management
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