Registration for UW-Discovery Farms annual winter conference taking place on Dec. 9 is now open. This year's theme is "Managing Nitrogen: More for the Plant, Less Leaving the Field."
The one-day conference is a great educational opportunity for farmers, crop consultants, governmental agencies, and the general public. Conference presenters include farmers and renowned soil fertility and nitrogen management experts from Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
You'll have a chance to hear all about the hot topics in nitrogen management from those who are foremost in the field, at the front lines of nitrogen research and technology. Topics will include: *Technologies for in-season nitrogen application
*Slow-release nitrogen products
*Nitrogen use efficiency as an assessment tool
The conference will conclude with a panel of farmers, farm consultants, and manure and nitrogen researchers sharing their experiences managing nitrogen with the goal of more for the plant, and less leaving the field.
Mark your calendar for Dec. 9. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. A total of 4 CEUs are available. Registration is $50 and includes lunch and materials. Members of sponsoring organizations receive $20 off the registration price.
A special thanks to our event sponsors: Dairy Business Association, Jennie-O Turkey, Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Agri-Business Association, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Wisconsin Pork Producers Association, Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association, and the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board
To register or for more information about the conference, visit www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org or call 715.983.5668.