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Mondays in March: Unmasking misconceptions, webinar series

03/02/2020 - 03/29/2020

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Weather forecasts: How are they made?

Timm Uhlmann,Green Bay National Weather Service

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What are we doing with all of this water quality data?

Erica Olson and Abby Augarten, Discovery Farms

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 The Role of Wetlands in Watersheds

Tracy Hames and Erin O’Brien, Wisconsin Wetlands Association

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Wetlands for On-Farm Water Management

Tracy Hames and Erin O’Brien, Wisconsin Wetlands Association 

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Why we should keep Nitrogen Use Efficiency in our toolbox

Matt Ruark, UW-Madison, Department of Soil Science

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VIRTUAL Northeast Regional Tile Meeting

04/08/2020 10:00AM - 04/08/2020 12:00PM

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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. 


Science meets the seat of the tractor


By David Tenenbaum Originally written for UW-Madison News

Diversify rotations, increase manure spreading


By: Eric Cooley, Originally published in PDPW's Dairy's Bottom Line

Learn runoff lessons from Rock County


By: Abby Augarten Published in Agriview

Three opportunities to spread green in spring


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.