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Cover Crops in Wisconsin conference

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
9:30 AM
Where: Holiday Inn
Stevens Point, WI

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The Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference is geared toward helping Wisconsin farmers more successfully use cover crops in their own conservation cropping systems.
Topics will include dealing with manure, reducing tillage, termination of covers, and “doing it on the cheap” Many of the presenters will be Wisconsin grain and livestock farmers speaking from experience about what has worked and hasn’t worked in their Wisconsin conservation cropping systems.

Last year’s conference was a huge success with 400 attendees!

****New this year****

Advanced Soil Health Sessions:

  • The night before the conference @ 5pm – dinner with a presentation from UW-Madison Microbiologist, Thea Whitman on ‘Bugging out on Soil Health – the Diversity and Function of Soil Microbes’ and a discussion with farmers about how they are measuring soil health on their own farms.
    Early riser session (morning of the conference)- ‘Farmers figuring it out’ discussion tables with experienced farmers sharing advanced techniques they are using to improve their soil’s health.
  • Producer-led Watershed Protection Grants Workshop:
    For the convenience of farmers in Producer-led Watershed groups, the annual DATCP Producer-led Workshop will take place on Feb.19th, the day before the conference at the same hotel in Stevens Point. For more information and to register please visit the DATCP Producer-led Watershed Protection Granting Program website (This workshop will be followed by the optional social hour and the Soil Health Dinner – registration required for dinner)

Learn more about the conference here.

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