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Events Calendar

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February 04 - February 10
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    Wisconsin Cover Crop and Soil Health Research Webinar Series

    12:00 pm-1:00 pm

    This FREE webinar series will highlight the latest Wisconsin research on cover crops and soil health. The series will be 6 weeks long, every Wednesday from 12pm-1pm (except for the week of February 7 – that webinar will be 12pm-1:30pm). Connection information for the webinar will be provided upon registration available here

    Week 1 – January 17:
    Reducing Erosion and Improving Water Infiltration with Cover Crops and No-till
    Laura Ward Good, UW-Madison Soil Science
    Francisco Arriaga, UW-Madison Soil Science

    Week 2 – January 24: Cover Crops after Corn Silage
    Heidi Johnson, Dane County UWEX
    Kevin Shelley, UW- Nutrient and Pest Management Program

    Week 3 – January 31: Cover Crops after Wheat
    Jim Stute, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
    Mike Ballweg, Sheboygan County UWEX

    Week 4 – February 7: Grazing Cover Crops and Using Cover Crops as a harvested Forage
    (please note longer webinar 12pm- 1:30pm)
    Gene Schreifer, Iowa County UWEX
    Jason Cavidini, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
    Wayne Coblentz, USDA Dairy Forage Research

    Week 5 – February 14: Interseeding and Overseeding Cover Crops
    into Standing Crops and Spring Seeding of Cover Crops
    Dan Smith, UW- Nutrient and Pest Management Program
    Brian Briski, Natural Resource Conservation Service
    Heidi Johnson, Dane County UWEX

    Week 6 – February 21: Soil Health
    Jamie Patton – UW-Nutrient and Pest Management Program
    Matt Ruark – UW Madison Soil Science



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    Reception Premiering the WI Foodie Show "The Louisiana Connection"

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA
    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

    Special Event – Join us for an edifying and gratifying evening for the soul and taste buds!
    “The Louisiana Connection” – In this episode of Wisconsin Foodie they travel the Mississippi to examine the effects of farming runoff on fisheries in the Bayou. Margaret Krome of the Michael Fields Institute has been rallying Wisconsin farmers to rethink farming practices to be more conscious of runoff. The goal is to bring the fisherman of Louisiana together with Wisconsin farmers over food, bringing fresh farmed foods of the north and wild caught foods of the south together for an epic feast.

    Meet and talk with WI Foodie Producer Arthur Ircink, and Mississippi Connection Project Leader Margaret Krome!

    Enjoy Louisiana shrimp and Strauss grass-fed beef hors d’oeuvres,  Organic Wines, Local Beer, and Samplings of Mead from The Hive Taproom and have a special seat to the Screening of this important WI Foodie Episode!

    Reception & Screening 6:30 pm – 8 pm, $35/guest
    RSVP now! Limited Seating Available!
    Ticket sales end Feb 4th.

    Watch a Sneak Peek of “The Louisiana Connection” on YouTube

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