2013 Soil, Water, & Nutrient Management Update Meetings

 Francisco Arriaga, UW-Madison Soil Science

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The Department of Soil Science and the University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension will host eight meetings to provide updates on:

  • Cover crop & fertilizer technologies
  • Nutrient management BMPs on tile-drained land
  • Efficacy of aglime and pell lime in no-till and chisel systems
  • Minimizing nitrate loss from manure-amended sandy soils
  • Current topics in soil testing and nutrient management
  • Better & faster nutrient management planning:Version 2
  • Tillage options for crop residue and soil compaction management

Speakers include Sue Porter from Wis. DATCP, and Matt Ruark, Carrie Laboski, John Peters, and Francisco Arriaga from UW-Madison Dept. of Soil Science.

Each meeting will begin at 10:00 am and end at 3:00 pm.  The $35.00 registration fee includes lunch and information materials.  A total of 4 CEUs will be provided (2 CEUs in soil & water management and 2 CEUs in nutrient management).  Reservations should be made with the host agent.

Organizers request participants to pre-register with the host agent at least 1 week before the meeting they wish to attend.

The schedule for the 2013 Soil, Water, & Nutrient Management Meetings is:

  • Dec. 3, Fitchburg, contact Heidi Johnson, 608-224-3716
  • Dec. 4, Sparta, contact Bill Halfman, 608-269-8722
  • Dec. 5, Eau Claire, contact Mark Hagedorn, 715-839-4712
  • Dec. 6, Marshfield, contact Don Genrich, 608-339-4237
  • Dec. 9, Juneau, contact Brenda Wenzel, 920-386-3790
  • Dec. 10, Shawano, contact Jamie Patton, 715-526-6136
  • Dec. 11, Kiel, contact Mike Ballweg, 920-459-5904
  • Dec. 12, Dodgeville, contact Gene Schriefer, 608-930-9850

CONTACT:   Francisco Arriaga, farriaga@wisc.edu, 608-263-3913