MADISON — Discovery Farms Programs in Wisconsin and Minnesota are excited to announce they will be partnering on a virtual conference series this winter. The theme for the series is Keeping up with your conservation goals through change and challenge. The conference series is open to anyone interested in learning about how agriculture and water quality interact and what steps can be taken, even in challenging and changing times.
Seven, hour long sessions will be offered on Wednesday’s at NOON in December and January. A variety of keynote speakers and farmer panelists will cover topics including but not limited to climate change, groundwater protection rules in Wisconsin and Minnesota, tile drainage, soil health and manure management. See a list of the webinars below!
Dec. 2 Mitigating climate change through the soil carbon sponge
Dec. 9 Edge-of-field water quality and how it can help us in a changing climate
Dec. 16 Latest resources on soil health
Jan. 6 Groundwater protection rule and how it affects farming and N management
Jan. 13 Tile drainage in Minnesota and Wisconsin: What we know from edge-of-field monitoring and practical management implications for farmers
Jan. 20 Rules and tools about manure
Jan. 27 Applying skills we’ve learned to manure management
Register for the FREE Discovery Farms Virtual Conference Series now. Visit: https://discovery-farms-conference.constantcontactsites.com/agenda. CEUs will be applied for. Questions? Email: email@example.com.
We hope you will join us!
Click the link for a flyer: Discovery Farms Virtual Conference Flyer
— UW-Madison Division of Extension
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