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5th annual Discovery Farms conference planned Dec. 13

5th annual Discovery Farms conference planned Dec. 13

The daylong meeting will be held in Wisconsin Dells.

On Dec.13, University of Wisconsin Discovery Farms will host its fifth annual conference in Wisconsin Dells.

The conference is geared toward farmers and emphasizes strategies that work on farms to preserve water quality. The conference will bring together farmers, farm advisers and experts to apply science and experience to some of today’s hottest topics. All in attendance can expect to leave with new ideas and practical tips that can be applied to their situations.

INNOVATIVE DISCUSSION: The Discovery Farms conference will bring together farmers, farm advisers and experts to apply science and experience to some of today’s hottest topics in agriculture.

Two farmer panels and four speakers will cover the topics of soil health, cover crops, tile drainage and manure management. Hear researchers from Canada, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin dive into data and pull out thought-provoking and applicable information.

Innovative farmers will continue the discussion with panels on solutions to common cover crop problems and examples of innovative ways to handle liquid and solid manure. This conference will provide valuable information to all farmers interested in continuing to improve soil and water resources while preserving farm productivity and profitability.

The conference will be held Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center, Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells. Registration is $40 for members of sponsoring organizations or $50 for nonmembers and includes a noon meal. For up-to-date information, follow Discovery Farms on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, email callie.herron@ces.uwex.edu, or call 715-983-5668.

Source: Discovery Farms

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