Dunn County partnership to host field day

posted Sept. 4, 2018 8:05 a.m. (CDT)
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The Dunn County Soil and Water Health Partnership will host their 3rd annual fall field day from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Red Cedar Demonstration Farm located near the intersection of Highway 12/​29 East and Stokke Parkway, Menomonie.

Topics and speakers will focus on cover crops and include “Matching Cover Crop Seed Varieties with Soil Types,” Dave Balko, Elk Mound Seed; “Maintaining Soil Fertility for Profitability and Soil Health,” Carrie Laboski, professor and Extension soil scientist, UW-Madison; “Insect Concerns and Management in Crops and Cover Crops,” Justin Travis, Countryside Cooperative; “Changes to Soil Profiles in Dunn County,” Tim Miland, NRCS area resource soil scientist; and “Nitrogen Use Efficiency Project,” Kevan Klingberg, UW-Extension Discovery Farms Program.

A total of 2.5 CCA CEUs have been approved for this session. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided by Compeer Financial.

For more information or to register by Sept. 21, contact Katie Wantoch, UW-Extension Dunn County agriculture agent, at katie.wantoch@ces.uwex.edu or 715-232-1636. More information about the Red Cedar Demonstration Farm is available at https://​dunn.uwex.edu/​agriculture/​red-cedar-demonstration-farm.

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