Planter Set-up and Enhancement Workshop

tractor in a field

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison

An upcoming field day on September 14th in Grant County will provide insight into optimizing planting equipment for corn, soybean, small grains, and cover crops. The field day will start with John Gaska (Senior Outreach Specialist, UW Madison Soybean Program) demonstrating planter operations and discussing options for optimal no-till and conventional till planter performance. Then there will be discussion lead by Jamie Horsfall (Southwest Technical College) and Daniel Smith on establishing cover crops using a no-till drill and broadcast seeding options. The field day will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude by 12:00 p.m. The field day is being hosted by Southwest Technical College at 1800 Bronson Blvd, Fennimore, WI 53809. The field day is free. For more information please contact Jamie Horsfall or Daniel Smith. CCA credits have been applied for. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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