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Red Cedar Demonstration Farm Cover Crop Field Day

09/25/2019 12:30PM - 09/25/2019 3:30PM

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 12:30PM – 3:30PM (Rain or Shine)
Location: Red Cedar Demonstration Farm, near Hwy 12/29 East and Stokke Parkway, Menomonie, WI 

Are you interested in cover crops and the benefits that they may provide?

Please join us for a field day to discuss:

  • Interseeding cover crops at various corn growth stages – Jason Cavadini, Agronomist, UW Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
  • Update on Nitrogen Use Efficiency project – Kevan Klingberg, UW Discovery Farms Program
  • Precision Ag for profitability– Scott Stipetich, Farm Bill Biologist, Pheasants Forever
  • Maintaining soil fertility for profitably and soil health– Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Scientist at University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • On-farm education at Red Cedar Demonstration Farm –CVTC Agronomy Management Student Panel

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About Discovery Farms®

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Since 2001, 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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This article was origionally published in Agriview and is part of a four-piece series on creating new manure spreading opportunities for Wisconsin farmers. It was written by Aaron Pape, UW Discovery Farms Tile Drainage Education Coordinator based on UW Discovery Farms work and participating farmer experiences.