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August

Instructors Amber Miller and Heather Lux from WWBIC
This class will be a chance to ask questions as to how to put all this information together to create a business plan worthy of funding. WWBIC personnel are trained to help small and new business owners navigate the seas of the start-up world and will can work with you to create the best business plan for your farm or small business. Remember: No one plans to fail, they fail to plan.
Register for this class here

No additional detail for this event.

No additional detail for this event.

What to do with all these veggies? How can I prepare healthy and tasty foods?  Why not taking a cooking lesson?

Bring a friend and join Danielle Drogier and Lydia Gronwa from M.A.T.C. Dietetic Program for a night of deliciousness. We will begin cooking a 3course meal at 5:30 pm. The menu will be determined by what is fresh in theorganic garden. Each course will be accompanied by a wine pairing. Cooking lesson in The Big Brown Barn’s commercial kitchen.

$60 per person

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What to do with all these veggies? How can I prepare healthy and tasty foods?  Why not taking a cooking lesson?

Bring a friend and join Danielle Drogier and Lydia Gronwa from M.A.T.C. Dietetic Program for a night of deliciousness. We will begin cooking a 3course meal at 5:30 pm. The menu will be determined by what is fresh in theorganic garden. Each course will be accompanied by a wine pairing. Cooking lesson in The Big Brown Barn’s commercial kitchen.

$60 per person

This event has been cancelled.

In Lancaster, Wisconsin.

The one-day conference whose theme is “Coupling soil health and economics” will feature a bus tour highlighting the operations of several local cover crop uses, both dairy/ livestock and cash grain as well as cover crop research at the Lancaster Research Station. Special emphasis will be placed on using cover crops to improve the “bottom line”. Continuing education credits for agricultural professionals will be available.

The conference is a joint effort of the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Wisconsin NRCS, UW-Extension and UW Agricultural Research Stations.

Please check back later this spring for the full program and additional details. For more information please contact Jim Stute, (262) 642-3303 ext. 112, jstute@michaelfields.org

Starts and ends at the Grant County UW-Extension Office:
Youth & Agriculture Center
916 E Elm Street, Suite A
Lancaster, WI 53813-0031

The one-day conference whose theme is “Coupling soil health and economics” will feature a bus tour highlighting the operations of several local cover crop uses, both dairy/ livestock and cash grain as well as cover crop research at the Lancaster Research Station. Special emphasis will be placed on using cover crops to improve the “bottom line”. Continuing education credits for agricultural professionals will be available.

The conference is a joint effort of the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Wisconsin NRCS, UW-Extension and UW Agricultural Research Stations.

Registration is required by August 20 to assist with event planning. Online registration here.

To register by email contact:  Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference, WCCC@michaelfields.org

To register by phone contact:  Ted Bay, Grant County UW-Extension, (608)723-2125

Cost of the conference is $30 which includes lunch and materials (fee waived for NRCS personnel). Five CEUs in crop management are available. For more information contact Jim Stute: (262) 642-3303, extension 112 or jstute@michaelfields.org