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2017 Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference

10-04-2017 9:00 am - 10-04-2017 4:30 pm
2500 Division Rd, Jackson, WI 53037, USA 2500 Division Rd, Jackson, WI 53037, USA

The Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference will take place October 4, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
in 
Jackson, Wisconsin.

This year’s conference will be featuring Dr. Jamie Patton, Shawano County UW-Extension on “Cover Crops and Soil Health”.  On-farm demonstrations will include:  Cover Crops After Wheat, Inter-seeding Cover Crops in Corn, and Low Disturbance Manure Injection into Cover Crops. This conference is sponsored by Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Sheboygan County UW–Extension , Washington and Ozaukee County Land Conservation Departments, Clean Farm Families, and Cedar Creek Farmers.

Click here to register online.

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  • 09-20-2017 1:00 pm - 09-20-2017 4:00 pm

    Interseeding Red Clover in Winter Wheat Cover

    DATE: Wednesday September 20 (Rain date September 21*)
    TIME: 1-4 p.m.
    LOCATION: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 County ES, East Troy, WI 53120

    An in-depth look at the practice of interseeding a red clover cover crop in winter wheat examining specific production practices and management, nitrogen credits and crediting for corn, impact on conservation compliance using SNAPlus and economics. It will feature a combination of classroom and field presentations including the 2017 cover crop and corn following last year’s cover crop at a local farm, drawing on 20-years’ experience and research data on the practice. Three (3) CEUs in crop management are available and materials include a binder containing the most up to date cover crop references.

    These professional development opportunities are a joint effort of the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, UW-Extension and the North Central SARE Professional Development Program. They are designed for professionals who advise farmers and will provide an opportunity for in-depth discussion of cover crop management.

    The event is FREE. Register by September 18th - contact Jim Stute phone (262)642-3303 x112 or email jstute@michaelfields.org.

    Click here for printable flyer.