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Farmer to farmer conservation field day

02/12/2020 6:33PM - 02/13/2020 6:33PM

Feb 12-13, 2020
Memphis, TN and vicinity
Tour Long Lake Plantation in Arkansas and Big River Farms in Mississippi. Then connect with farmers for a half day of focused discussion. 

The first 25 participants to register will get their travel expenses covered, up to $500 – first come, first serve. Participants who register after those spots fill up will be responsible for their own transportation and lodging.

- Lunch during the farm visits will be provided to all participants.

Please register here: Learn how to implement and reap benefits from conservation practices on your farm from fellow farmers who are already achieving success.

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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.