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Fri, Jul 19

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Spring Green

Many Paths to Soil Health: Field Day at Stapleton Farms

Joe Stapleton, Uplands farmer-leader, will host the group at his farm in Spring Green. Joe will give us a tour of the variety of techniques he uses to build soil health on his farm.

Many Paths to Soil Health: Field Day at Stapleton Farms
Many Paths to Soil Health: Field Day at Stapleton Farms

Time & Location

Jul 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Spring Green, 5952 Co Rd Z, Spring Green, WI 53588, USA

About the event

Speakers:

  • Joe Stapleton, farmer-leader of Uplands
  • Jamie Patton, NRCS, Wisconsin State Soil Health Coordinator
  • Anna Karels, Pheasants Forever, Southern Wisconsin Precision Ag & Conservation Specialist
  • Mrill Ingram, MFAI Research Scientist

Topics to be covered:

  • Cover crops, especially Joe’s experiment planting oats and rye together
  • No-till
  • Grazing
  • Soil health with Jamie Patton
  • Farm data, yields, and conservation with Anna Karels

Update: We will leave the farm around noon and meet at Pleasant Ridge Store for lunch. The address is 4948 Co Rd Z, Dodgeville, WI 53533.

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