UW-Discovery Farms

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 will4653@umn.edu
Join us on August 17 to
  • Talk Big Data and UAVs with Brian Luck, professor of Biological Systems Engineering at UW-Madison
  • Dive in to the soil biology and physical properties of a soil pit with Soil Scientist Francisco Arriaga
  • Check out one of UW Discovery Farms' newest monitoring sites 
  • Connect with Practical Farmers of Iowa and hear about their small grains project over a free lunch