Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
9:30 am - 3 pm
Dan and Ruth Boerst Farm
near E5663 Yohr Road (watch for signs)
Featuring NRCS/UWEX Soil Health Experts: Jamie Patton, Kevin Erb, Justin Morris NRCS
Lunch included. Rainfall Simulator Demonstration
Participants in this training event will receive a soil health testing kit and training on how to use the kit to compare the soil health in different fields in their farming operation. The kit includes a soil compaction probe, soil infiltration test, soil aggregation stability (slake) test, digital soil thermometer and resources to he lp you understand how to improve soil health on your farm.
Pre-registration is required by August 5. The cost of the field training and kit is $25.
For more information contact Kevin Erb, Extension Brown County at 920-391-4652 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This project is funded in part by a grant from the WI DNR to improve water quality in 9-Key Element Watersheds. University of Wisconsin, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Wisconsin counties cooperating. An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and American with Disabilities (ADA) requirements. Contact Kevin Erb at 920-391-4652 for more information on this program.