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Field Day & Dairy Freestall Barn Tour

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8901 Hilltop Rd

8901 Hilltop Road

Reedsville, WI 54230

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Manitowoc Co. Forage Council Presents: A FREE Manure Application Equipment Field Demonstration and Dairy Freestall Barn Tour! Lunch Provided

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Meet North of the intersection of N. Union & Hilltop Roads, Reedsville: Vogel Family Farm

Scheduled For: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 with a Rain Date of August 29th.

10:00 AM: Field demonstration of manure application equipment including:

*Low disturbance manure incorporation into a standing cover crop at various rates.

* Shallow manure incorporation to meet new State Standards for less than 5 ft. of soil over bedrock to protect groundwater.

11:30 AM: Travel to Vogel Family Farms (8901 Hilltop Road, Reedsville)

11:45 AM: Lunch and Welcome: Host family and Dick Halverson, Forage Council President.

12:15 PM: How to Get the Most from Your Cover Crops- Matt Rataczak, NRCS District Conservationist.

12:25 PM: Conservation Efforts on Vogel Family Farms- Guy Vogel & Shawn Eckstein, Eckstein Agronomics.

12:45 PM: Implementation of 2018 State Manure Application Performance Standards to Protect Groundwater Tony Smith, Manitowoc County SWCD Conservationist.

1:00 PM: Dairy Freestall Barn Tour.

Thanks to our Sponsors: Manitowoc County Forage Council, Manitowoc County Soil and Water Conservation, Extension Manitowoc County, and Midwest Forage Association

and Financial Supporters: Right Way Applications, Dvorachek Farm & Industry LLC, and Miller Engineers Scientists

Questions? Contact 920-683-4183

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