Thanks for attending! The UW-Discovery Farms Program conducted a one-day conference on December 12th in Wisconsin Dells. The theme of the day was "Crop Management in the 21st Century". Our audience included Wisconsin crop producers and agricultural professionals who provide on-farm crop, soil, and nutrient management technical services.
Presenters and titles are as follows. Download the pdf of each presentation at the bottom of the page.
What practices are reducing environmental and economic risks on Wisconsin farms?
Dennis Frame, UW Discovery Farms
How much water do I need for a crop this year?
Jerry Hatfield, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment
Climate change in Wisconsin and impacts on agriculture
Chris Kucharik, UW Madison Agronomy
Frequency, magnitude and timing of large storm events on sediment and nutrient loss
Eric Cooley, UW Discovery Farms
Is conservation tillage the right choice for your bottom line?
Jayson Harper, Penn State University Agricultural Economics
You'd have to be crazy to farm those slopes!
Joe Bragger, Dairy and Poultry Farmer, Buffalo County, WI
Panel Discussion: economics, challenges, and new opportunities in manure handling
Dairy Producer: Ben Peterson, Four Cubs Farm LLC, Grantsburg, WI
Custom Manure Applicator: Brent Cook, Cook's Countryside Trucking, North Freedom, WI
Dairy Producer: Kenn Buelow, Holsum Dairies, LLC, Hilbert, WI