Interested in hearing more about efficient cropping system management? Then head over to the Wisconsin Dells for the 4th Annual UW Discovery Farms Winter Conference. To register, go to http://www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org/Education/2015WinterConference.aspx.
On January 12 – 14, 2016 the agribusiness industries of Wisconsin will come together at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison for the Wisconsin Crop Management Conference and Agri-Industry Showcase. With over 40 educational sessions, 100,000 square feet of agricultural … Continue reading
Interested in what Discovery Farms has been up to this summer? Check out the fact sheet to learn more about how Discovery Farms is communicating science, as well as progress on the Nitrogen Use Efficiency Project and Watersheds. The full … Continue reading
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For farmers interested in planting cover crops for erosion, nutrient, and soil health benefits, getting cover crops established in the corn or soybean phases of their crop rotation can be difficult. Drill seeding cover crops when corn is in the mid-vegetive growth … Continue reading
Four research talks and one poster from the 2014 ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting are available for viewing online. The research addresses the effect cover crops, manure application, and crop rotation on carbon, nitrogen, and water cycling and storage. Building resilience: Effect of … Continue reading
Two of Dr. Ruark’s presentations on nutrient cycling and cover crops are now available online. The first was as part of Minnesota’s Crop Nutrient Management Conference (February 9, 2015 in Mankato, MN). Power points are available on the Minnesota Agricultural Water … Continue reading
Dr. Sarah Collier, a postdoctoral researcher in the Ruark Lab made the cover of the Wisconsin State Journal, which covered the greenhouse gas tour at the 2014 Agronomy/Soils Field Day at the Arlington Research Station. The complete article can be … Continue reading
Tour examines viability of greenhouse gas reductions in Wisconsin agriculture. MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison invite farmers, agronomists, crop consultants, agri-business, governmental agencies, as well as the general public, to attend a special session on greenhouse … Continue reading
UW Soil Science research will be highlighted as part of the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute’s Cover Crop Field Day on Sept. 3rd in East Troy, WI. Graduate Student Megan Chawner will present her research results on the effects of radish … Continue reading