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Can Conservation Pay? Field Day and Seafood Lunch

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Dolan Farms

5433 County Rd ZZ

Dodgeville, WI 53533

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Join Iowa County’s Uplands Watershed Group farmers at Dolan Farms, followed by a seafood and brats lunch

5443 County Rd ZZ, Dodgeville, WI 53533

9:45 – Refreshments

10:00 – Speakers on Economics of No-Till, Nutrient Management Plans

10:40 - Tour Ryan Dolan’s cover crops

11:20 – Speakers – Cover crops following corn silage, and manure in cover crop systems

12:00 – Lunch (Hear from Gulf fishermen)

Come discuss the economics of conservation. (Bring your own examples and experiences to share.)

Then enjoy brats, plus seafood caught by fishermen in the Gulf – whose challenges with nutrient build-up and biological die-off in the Gulf Dead Zone we aid with our conservation practices.

For more information, contact: Margaret Krome, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute 608-238-1440 or Gene Schriefer, Iowa County Extension 608-930-9850

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