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Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference

08-30-2016 9:00 am - 08-30-2016 4:00 pm

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