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Soil Health Testing Kit & Training

Course Description:

Learn the soil health basics, receive a soil health testing kit and get trained on how to use the kit to compare the soil health in different fields in your farming operation!

The Soil Health Test Kit and Training will be held Friday October 12th from 9:30AM to 3PM near Walworth, Wisconsin. 

Training topics include:

- Basic Soil Health Concepts
- Selling Soil Health
- Economics of Soil Health
- Cover Crops
- Tools for Measuring Soil Health

Pre-registration is required by 12PM on October 11 and includes lunch. The cost of the field training is $30. Registration priority will be given to those farming/managing land in and around 9-Key element watersheds. Attendees should make sure to bring residue rope and all weather gear.

To register or for more information, contact Brian Smetana at 262-903-4293 or email bsmetana@co.walworth.wi.us.

This project is funded in part by a grant from the WI DNR to improve water quality in 9-Key Element Watersheds. University of Wisconsin, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Wisconsin counties cooperating. An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and American with Disabilities (ADA) requirements. Contact Kevin Erb at 920-391-4652 for more information on this program.

Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Time: 9:30AM
End Date: Friday, October 12, 2018 3:00PM
Format: In-person
Location: W6322 North Walworth Rd
Walworth, Wisconsin 53184
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Cost: 30.00
Partners: NRCS Wisconsin DNR
Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 11, 2018
CEUs Available: none
For: none
Contact: bsmetana@co.walworth.wi.us
Course Topics: Soil Management
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