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Cheney Lake Watershed Soil Health Field Day

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kris Nichols, soil scientist and champion of regenerative agriculture, will be the featured presenter for a soil health field day on Tuesday, August 20th. Other speakers for the day include Kansas farmers, Ryan Speer, Michael Thompson, and Nick Vos. The field day will begin at Kauffman Seeds’ facility at 9218 S. Halstead Street, Hutchinson, Kansas just west of Yoder. Registration will begin at 8:00 am with cover crop plot tours and presentations beginning at 8:15. Following the outdoor sessions, presentations…

Nebraska Extension Crop Management Training – Soil Health Clinic

August 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nebraska Extension will provide a training clinic for the public to learn more about the components of soil health. In addition to the hands-on experience, attendees will receive a resource notebook for future reference. Trainers include UNL faculty and resource personnel from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service. More info: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/enre/2019MidwestSoilsClinic.pdf

Kick Your Soil Health Up a Notch: Twilight Meeting

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

During this fun and informative event, participants will be able to chat with MSU Extension educators Ricardo Costa and Sarah Fronczak about topics related to cover crops and manure application. Participants will also learn more about tile drainage, water quality and controlled drainage structures with MSU assistant professor and Extension specialist Ehsan Ghane. This event is free, but preregistration is encouraged. You can join using your computer or mobile device (audio and visual) following the Zoom link: https://msu.zoom.us/j/552324349. Or, call in from your phone (audio only) by dialing 669-900-6833 and…

Field Day

August 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Fall cover crop seeding, cover crop funding and seeding covers into standing crops are some of the highlights of an Aug. 27 field day at Iowa State University’s Allee Demonstration Farm. Lyle Rossiter, Allee Demonstration Farm superintendent, will begin the program by reviewing the growing season and discussing cover crop research at the farm. Michaela Klump, USDA NRCS in Buena Vista County, will discuss cover crop funding resources for the 2020 growing season. Mike Witt, ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomist,…

Computer Assisted Nutrient Management Planning Program (CANMaPP) Webinar

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

CANMaPP (Computer-Assisted Nutrient Management Planning Program) is an online tool that assists with nutrient management plan implementation and documentation in Michigan. Users are able to import existing nutrient management plans into CANMaPP and view plan requirements in a user-friendly environment. The system facilitates plan implementation and help users document their plan, including any adjustments that are made. CANMaPP is designed for use by farmers, conservation technicians, Extension educators, crop advisors, agency personnel and other conservation professionals across Michigan.

Life in the pits: A look at soil management and crop health

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Farmers and agronomists are invited to this unique, small-group field day "in the pits" to learn about soil health. Participants will see how soil responds to different tillage, topography and crop management practices by examining the soil profiles in four different pits. Attendees will learn: How to identify different levels of soil structure. How to sample soil and determine soil texture. How to relate soil analysis results to soil type and depth, slope, and management (organic matter, pH, phosphorus, potassium, salts and carbonates).…

American Water Works Association- Wisconsin Section Annual Meeting

September 11 - September 13

The 2019 Annual Meeting & Expo will take place from September 11 - 13 at the Monona Terrace in Madison. The Golf Outing will be held on September 10th.

Watershed Protection Committee of Racine County Field Day

September 11 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Watershed Protection Committee of Racine County for this year's Summer Field Day at Beck Grain Farms to learn more about successful rural land conservation management practices. With three great speakers, you won't want to miss out! Field Day Schedule: 8:30 - 9 am         Registration at Beck Grain Farm 9 - 9:15 am         Introductions 9:15 - 11:30 am   Break Out Sessions (No Till Planter, Cover Crop Demo, Soil Pit) 11:30 am - 1…

Farm Drainage Field Day

September 12 - September 13

Experts from Michigan State University, Purdue University and Ohio State University will speak on conventional drainage, controlled drainage, drainage water recycling, cover crops and soil health. These talks will discuss techniques for improving drainage water quality and soil health. Participants who attend the speaker sessions will have the opportunity to earn certified crop advisor credits for Soil and Water Management. See the full list of speakers below. If you are interested in learning more about the latest advancements in agricultural…

U.S. Water Alliance One Water Summit 2019

September 18 - September 20

Join hundreds of top water leaders in Austin for One Water Summit 2019. It is the premier national conference focused on sustainable, integrated, and inclusive approaches to managing water, our most precious natural resource. From inspiring plenary sessions, skills-building institutes, interactive workshops, mobile tours, and unparalleled networking opportunities, One Water Summit 2019 is not to be missed. 

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