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Fall Field Day

11-04-2017 10:30 am - 11-04-2017 12:00 pm

Join us for a fall walk through the fields and kettles on the Institute’s new organic transition farm

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 10:30 am – Noon

A SPECIAL FALL FIELD DAY PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY AND GOOD STEWARDSHIP OF LAND

Jim Stute, Research Director at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, will guide the tour of the new research fields, conservation buffers, waterways, and pollinator habitat. This farm has been designed to decrease nutrient and soil run-off to as close to zero as possible as part of our goal to keep the Mukwonago River Watershed pristine.

The United Nations considers soil degradation one of the central threats to human health in the coming decades. Jim is excited to share with you how the Institute is working on this issue!

A Tallgrass Restoration specialist will talk about conservation and native practices being done on this farm and what you can do at home.

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
W2493 County Rd ES
East Troy, WI 53120

Tour begins and ends at the Institute. Farm is within 10 minutes, a bus with panoramic windows will shuttle all to and from the farm, and be a comfortable place to view the farm in case of inclement weather.

Refreshments will be available 10:30-11 am.

RSVP HERE
Please RSVP asap to help us with planning. Thank you!

For more information contact Molly 262-642-3303 ext 124 or email