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Soils, Water and Big Data Field Day

08/17/2017 12:00PM - 08/17/2017 3:00PM

Join UW Discovery Farms at Roger Rebout & Sons Farm in Janesville to step inside a soil pit, hear about the latest in Big Data and UAVs and learn about results from UW Discovery Farms' first cash grain monitoring site. The event is free with a noon meal included. 3 CEUs will be available: 2 soil and water+1 crop management.

Location: 6401 West Mineral Point Road
Janesville, WI 53548

 Please RSVP by August 10th to Savannah Williams at 715.983.5668 or

Upcoming Events

Soils Field Day, Afternoon

08/31/2017 11:00AM - 08/31/2017 1:00PM

Soils Field Day, Evening

08/31/2017 5:30PM - 08/31/2017 7:30PM

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About UW Discovery Farms

state of Wisconsin

For 15 years, UW Discovery Farms has worked with Wisconsin farmers to identify the water quality impacts of different farming systems around the state. The program, which is part of UW-Extension, is under the direction of a farmer-led steering committee and takes a real-world approach to finding the most economical solutions to agriculture’s environmental challenges. 


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