“Does Conservation Pay?” Field Day, Wednesday, October 24
September 26, 2018
MFAI and Iowa County’s Uplands Watershed Group invite you to a field day on Wednesday morning, October 24, 2018 on the Southwest Wisconsin dairy farm of Ryan Dolan and family.
The topic: “Does Conservation Pay?” Come discuss the economics of conservation. (Bring your own examples and experiences to share.)
Location: Dolan Farms, 5443 County Rd ZZ, Dodgeville, WI 53533
9:45 – Refreshments
10:00 – Speakers on Economics of No-Till, Nutrient Management Plans
10:40 – Tour Ryan Dolan’s cover crops
11:20 – Speakers – Cover crops following corn silage, and manure in cover crop systems
12:00 – Lunch (Hear from Gulf fishermen) 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 aid with our conservation practices.
RSVP here for a free lunch of brats and Gulf Coast seafood.