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Soil Stewardship & Nutrient Management Field Day

September 1 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Free

Wednesday, September 1st

9:30AM-2:30PM

Registration: Free; RSVP REQUIRED

Location: See map below

ABOUT:

The agenda includes presentations on soil health, 4Rs of nutrient and manure management, ag data stewardship; a farmer panel, and equipment demonstration.

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Photo by: Fauna Creative/Jason Whalen

AGENDA:

9:30AM – Registration & Refreshments

10:00AM – 12:00PM – Morning Presentations

  • Soil Health & Conservation Innovation Grant – Anna Cates, University of Minnesota – Extension

  • 4R Certification – Amy Robak – Centra Sota, Peter Mead – The Nature Conservancy

  • 4R’s of Manure Management – Chryseis Modderman – University of Minnesota – Extension

  • Data Stewardship Platforms – Leif Fixen –  The Nature Conservancy

12:00PM – Lunch

12:30PM – Farmer Panel

  • Hear from local farmers on their experiences with implementing soil health practices

1:00pm-2:30PM – Equipment Demonstrations

  • Bazooka Low Disturbance Manure Applicator

  • Low Disturbance Manure Toolbar with John Deere Sensor

  • Kuhn Krause Strip-Till with MonTag Dry Fertilizer

  • John Deere No-Till Drill

  • Dawn Strip-Till Unit on a John Deere toolbar with MonTag Dry Fertilizer

  • Soil Warrior Strip-Till

  • Modified Three Point Drill for interseeding cover crops into corn

Directions

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Details

Date:
September 1
Time:
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
https://www.stearnscountyswcd.net/soilstewardshipfieldday
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