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Discovery Farms conference planned Dec. 15 in Wisconsin Dells

Discovery Farms conference planned Dec. 15 in Wisconsin Dells
2 farmer panels will be featured

On Dec. 15 in Wisconsin Dells, Discovery Farms will continue the tradition of offering feasible farm management strategies that benefit both the farm and water quality. The 4th Annual University of Wisconsin Discovery Farms Conference offers something for every farmer and farm advisor: practical water quality information and implementable management solutions that are farmer-tested and environment approved. 

Experts from Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin will offer insight into regulations, technology, and resources available for farmers.

The 2015 conference titled, "Farmer-tested, environment approved: Develop a winning cropping strategy," will feature two farmer panels and talks related to solving water quality challenges and addressing areas vulnerable to losses. Farmer panelists will share their experiences with manure incorporation equipment and assessing nitrogen use efficiency. E

Experts from Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin will offer insight into regulations, technology, and resources available for farmers. There will be ample opportunity to engage with experts and farmer panelists. No matter the crop type or management system, this conference offers something for every farmer, as is evident by the support it receives from 10 of the major agricultural groups in the state.

The conference will be held on Dec. 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. Registration is $40 dollars for members of sponsoring organizations, $50 for non-members, and includes a noon meal.  To view the agenda visit www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org. For more information email [email protected] or call 715.983.5668.

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