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Advantages and disadvantages to each species planted, looking at different mixes, sharing experience with cover crops
Slake Test
Runoff Potential
Four principles of soil health and how well cover crops fit

10:00 am - Presentations

Soil Health – What’s all the Hype?
Jamie Patton, Shawano County UW-Extension

Growing Cover Crops in Shawano County
Barry Bubolz, Shawano County USDA-NRCS

Cover Crops Research in Wisconsin
Jim Stute, Michael Fields Institute


Introduction: Pat Socha, Owner Pat Socha Farm
Cover crops after silage - research update: Dan Marzu, Lincoln & Marathon Agricultural Educator Heidi Johnson, Dane County Crops and Soils Educator
Cover Crop Economics: Jim Stute, Michael Fields Institute Research Director


Upcoming Cover Crop Field Days: There are several upcoming cover crop field days around the state of Wisconsin. Data from last year's cover crops will be presented and participants will be able to see...

The Milwaukee River Watershed Clean Farm Families are gearing up for their first Field Day on Wednesday, October 26th from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Eskra Farm in Fredonia, WI. This event is free and open to all that are interested.

Event Agenda:

10a - Field...

8:15: Sign in Greg Nettekoven Farm (4929 County Rd PP Black Creek, WI 54106)

8:30: No till Corn into Red Clover (Pluses and Minus) Brent Petersen

9:00: Air flow application, (Larsen Coop) of cover crop following Winter Wheat?...

Nitrogen, a key nutrient for plants, can cause problems when it leaches into water supplies. University of Illinois engineers developed a model to calculate the age of nitrogen in corn and soybean fields, which could lead to improved fertilizer application techniques to promote crop growth while...

Mark your calendars for the upcoming University of Wisconsin-Extension Pest Management Update meetings scheduled Nov. 7-11 at various locations around the state.

The format has changed for 2016. Meetings will either be in the morning or afternoon and...

NOTE: Start time is 10 am for the Dunn County location 

*Participants in this course who complete both the online and field...

The training was initially described as follows: “Interested in learning more about native grass/forb/shrub establishment? For this training we will look first at a native seed nursery to brush up on plant identification and learn why the seed cost so much. Then it is to the field to discuss...