Tile Drainage  TileDrain
UW Extension has teamed up with drainage experts in three states to offer a two-day school for drainage tile contractors and farmers who install their own drain tile systems. Save $$ by registering by 12/22/16. Lunch and handouts are included in the fee.  Learn more.

 CAFO Workshops 2017  CAF
How to stay in compliance with your permit
An update meeting for WPEDES permitted CAFO owners and managers, nutrient management plan writer, and engineers. 
January 31:  Green Bay, New London

February 1: Manitowoc, Fond du Lac

February 6Jefferson

February 7: Dodgeville

February 9: Rice Lake

February 10: Marshfield

 Soil Health SoilHealth
The online Intro to Soil Health course provides an overview of the importance of soil health to crop production and dives into the three primary characteristics  of soil: the physical, chemical and biological. It also demonstrates easy-to-use field tests to identify current soil conditions and highlights the common practices that a farmer may choose to implement in order to improve soil health.  Participants receive the soil health testing kit Learn more.


February 22-23, 2017
This is a two day summit that will be held at The Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, WI.  Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 6, 2017.

The conference will be a full two days with a w ide range of presentations and formats that address the basic and practical aspects of soil health. This conference agenda includes speakers from the academia, farmers, USDA, non-profit, and industry views concerning soil health understanding, challenges, and potential management practices.  Learn more.

Kevin Erb
(920) 391-4652