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Farm Tour & Seafood, October 9, 2017

Join Iowa County’s Uplands Farmer-Led Watershed Group for a Cover Crops Farm Tour and Seafood Lunch

Monday, October 9, 2017
9:00 am Fazenda Boa Terra Produce Farm (Lidida Dunge & John Middleton), 6580 State Rd 23, Spring Green WI
10:00 am Michael Dolan’s Cover Crops, State Rd 23
10:45 am Uplands Cheese Dairy Farm (Scott & Liana Mericka/Andy & Caitlin Hatch), 5023 State Rd 23 N, Dodgeville WI

The farm tour will be followed by lunch at Uplands Cheese Farm

Come discuss cover crop practices for fresh market produce, grain and dairy systems. See no-till drilling, irrigation, manure management, and other strategies to conserve soil and nutrients.

Then enjoy brats, plus seafood caught by fishermen in the Gulf – whose challenges with nutrient build-up and biological die-off in the Gulf Dead Zone we seek to help through our conservation practices.

RSVP ONLINE HERE    There is no fee, but please RSVP by Thursday, Oct. 5th

For more information, contact: Margaret Krome, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, 608-238-1440
or Gene Schriefer, Iowa County Extension, 608-930-9850

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Co-sponsored by:

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
Iowa County Farm Bureau
Iowa County Land Conservation Department
The McKnight Foundation
MOSES – Midwest Organice & Sustainable Education Service
Organic Valley
Savanna Institute
Southwest Badger – Resource Conservation & Development Council
UW Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Services
UW Extension
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection