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September 2018

Discovery Farms Webinar Series: “Digging Deeper into Soil Health”

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Participate in a FREE educational webinar series hosted by The WaterWay Network. Hear about recent Discovery Farms research and review published and soon to be published results. CEUs available. September 11: “Digging Deeper into Soil Health”, presented by Matt Ruark, UW-Madison Department of Soil Science and Greg Richardson a recent masters graduate from the UW-Madison Department of Soil Science. Discovery Farms has collected and analyzed soil health data from fields across Wisconsin and Minnesota. Matt and Greg will discuss the…

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Two Onion Farm – Exploring Organic Vegetable No-Till

September 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Two Onion Farm, 19638 Cottage Inn Rd
Belmont, WI 53510 United States
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Chris and Juli McGuire grow approximately 5 acres of fruits and vegetables, primarily for their 400+ member CSA. They are exploring some no-till techniques on their intensive farm, including a SARE research trial on using tarps to terminate a rye/vetch cover crop mix before transplanted vegetables and using permanent no-till beds mulched with compost for direct seeded and transplanted crops. After we exhaust our no-till ideas and questions, we will also take a tour of Two Onion’s organic apple production.…

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October 2018

“Does Conservation Pay?” Field Day

October 24 @ 9:45 am - 12:30 pm
Dolan Farms, 443 County Rd ZZ
Dodgeville, WI 53533 United States
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Register for Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and Iowa County's Uplands Watershed Group's "Does Conservation Pay?" field day October 24th! The field day will take place in Dodgeville, Wisconsin and will discuss the economics of no-till, nutrient management plans, cover crops following corn silage and manure in cover crop systems! A free lunch is provided. For more information, click here!

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November 2018

Webinar on Principles and Application of Cover Cropping in Specialty Crops

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The American Society for Horticulture Science is putting on a webinar series for the first time this winter! Register for the first webinar airing November 14th titled "Principles and Application of Cover Cropping in Specialty Crops." Dr. Thomas Bjorkman, professor of horticulture at Cornell University, will discuss how cover crops can benefit main crops and meet overall specialty crop management goals. Dr. Bjorkman will also help audience members identify what cover crops work best for their goals and specific management…

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