WITHEE, Wis. — Clark County UW-Extension, Clark County Land Conservation, Eau Claire River Watershed Coalition, and WI DNR have collaborated to schedule a Field Day on the Clark Turner Farm at the demo plots sight located west of the County Road N and O intersection (south of Withee). Signs will be posted near the site. The field day will take place on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 12:30 – 3:00pm. Three Speakers will be present. Jim Arch, Clark County Land Conservationist-CCA, will talk about the cover crop plots at the site. He will focus on a review of the 2020 plot programming, manure application and plans for the plots in 2021. Richard Halopka, Senior Outreach Specialist-CCA – UW-Extension – Clark County, will present on Carbon sequestering, the soil volcano and the upcoming growing season. Derek Schmitt, District Conservationist – Clark County NRCS, will focus on insect pitfall trap demonstrations and bug baffle – beneficial insects, taking a closer look at bugs that can work for you.
The field day is free of charge and open to the public. The event will follow recommended Clark County Covid-19 prevention guidelines. This is a rain or shine event. Participants will be eligible for C.E.U (Continuing Education Units).
For more information contact Extension – Clark County / Richard Halopka, Clark County Crops & Soils Agent at 715-743-5121.
Click the link for a flyer: Demo Cover Crop Fall Field Day Flyer
— Clark County UW-Extension
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