UW Research to be Highlighted at Agronomy/Soils Field Day on August 22nd

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, UW-Madison

The UW Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science invite you to the Arlington Agricultural Research Station on August 22nd to learn the latest in agronomic research being conducted in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Topics range from advances in crop biotechnology, to soil, crop, and pest management practices that will improve farm profitability and enhance environmental quality. There will be more presentations to see than time to see them! The lunch time presentation will focus on Wisconsin’s demographics and implications for agriculture. A special after lunch only session will highlight agricultural technology: UAVs for crop scouting and autonomous machines. Between tours you can visit with specialists from the UW Soil & Forage Analysis Lab, Nutrient & Pest Management Program and SnapPlus. Posters highlighting additional research will also be displayed. Certified Crop Advisor continuing education credits are being requested.

The field day starts at 8:00, concludes at 2:45, and will be held rain or shine. The Public Events Building at the Arlington Ag Research Station is located on Hwy 51 about 5 miles south of Arlington. GPS coordinates: 43.300467, -89.345534

To help us organize a successful event, if you are considering attending please complete a RSVP at https://go.wisc.edu/uwtu24. The Badger Crops Club will provide lunch ($5 donation).

For more details, see the attached flyer. We look forward to seeing you on August 22nd.

Agronomy/ Soils Field Day 2018
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