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Growing Winter Wheat Profitably

Course Description:

Learn management strategies that maintain yield and quality as well as marketing strategies to maximize price. Farmers and soil specialists will also share how introducing wheat into a crop rotation can improve profitability over the entire rotation.

Topics and presenters:

  • Choosing successful winter wheat varieties, staging wheat and fertility management   – Shawn Conley, UW Soybean and Small Grain Specialist
  • Winter wheat diseases and fungicide selection and timing – Damon Smith, UW Field Crops Plant Pathologist
  • Using winter wheat and cover crops in your rotation to improve your soil – Jamie Patton, Outreach Specialist for the Nutrient and Pest Management Program
  • Marketing winter wheat to maximize profits – Brenda Oft,Commodity Broker and Farm Market Consultant for Midwest Market Management
  • Introducing winter wheat into a rotation to increase rotational profitability – Heidi Johnson, Dane County UW-Extension Crops and Soils Agent and Jeff Gaska, Dodge County Farmer

The cost of the workshop is $15, including lunch and refreshments and takes place at the Arlington Research Station Public Events Building.

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Date: Monday, July 9, 2018
Time: 10:00AM
End Date: Monday, July 9, 2018 2:00PM
Format: In-person
Location: N695 Hopkins Rd
Arlington, Wisconsin 53911
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Cost: 15.00
Partners: Dane County UW-Extension
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 15, 2018
CEUs Available: none
For: none
Contact: anardi@wisc.edu
Course Topics: Cropping Systems
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