Soil Stewardship & Nutrient Management Field Day 

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  SIGNUPS AFTER AUGUST 23RD ARE NOT GUARANTEED LUNCH SO PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY

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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CCA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) have been approved for Nutrient Management: 1.5 CEUs and Crop Management: 0.5 CEUs

 SIGNUPS AFTER AUGUST 23RD ARE NOT GUARANTEED LUNCH SO PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY

ORIGINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE WAS AUGUST 23rd

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For questions or further information please contact:

Brittany Lenzmeier (Stearns County SWCD)

320-251-7800 ext.3

brittany.lenzmeier@mn.nacdnet.net

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