Soil Health Expo-Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil Healthy Water

The Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil Healthy Water will be presenting their annual Soil Health Expo on

February 6th and 7th in 2019!

MISSON STATEMENT:

Improving our community’s soil and water through conservation practices and education.

Tuesday, February 6, 2019

DAY 1: How to be an Effective Cover Cropper

at the Juneau Community Center, 500 Lincoln Drive, Juneau, WI

10 am-10:15  Welcome and 2018 summary of Dodge Co. Farmers HSHW activities:

  • Tony Peirick, T&R Dairy and co-chair of Dodge Co. Farmers HSHW
  • Marty Weiss, Weiss Farms and co-chair of Dodge Co. Farmers HSHW

10:15-11:45  Keynote: “How to be an Effective Cover Cropper”– Steve Groff

11:45-12:45   LUNCH

12:45-1:15      Establishment of Cover Crops:

BROADCASTING – David Roche, Roche Grain Farms and board member of Dodge County Farmers HSHW

AERIAL – Heidi Johnson, Crops & Soils Agent, Dane County UW-Extension

DRILLING – Tony Peirick

1:15-1:45        Termination of Cover Crops:

HERBICIDE AND CRIMPING – Dan Smith, Outreach Specialist, Nutrient & Pest Management Program, UW-Madison & UW-Extension

FORAGE – Heidi Johnson

1:45-2:00        BREAK

2:00-2:20        Nitrogen Management with Cover Crops – Steve Groff 2:20-3  

                        Q&A with panel MODERATER – Bill Stangel, board member of Dodge County Farmers HSHW

Wednesday, February 7, 2019

DAY 2: Findings from the Farm

at Dale Macheel’s Shop, N9460 Cty Rd FW, Randolph, WI

10:00 – 2:30  Q&A with Steve Groff

Nitrogen Use Efficiency: Abby Augarten, Nitrogen Use Efficiency Project Coordinator, UW Discovery Farms

On-farm findings from Dodge County HSHW farmers

 

Soil Health Expo 2019 flyer.

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