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Soil, Water & Nutrient Management Meetings Slated
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 11/02/2010

The University of Wisconsin-Extension will host eight Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings around the state this fall to provide research updates in the field of soil fertility, nutrient management, soil and water conservation, and water quality.

Topics include growing biofuels in Wisconsin, soil test summary, corn N management update, overview of municipal and industrial waste land application rules, improved nutrient management and conservation planning, a new approach for removing sediment and phosphorus in runoff from cropland, and uses and limitations of plant analysis, including stalk nitrate testing.

Speakers include Sue Porter, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture; Fred Madison, Dick Wolkowski, Carrie Laboski, Matt Ruark and John Peters from UW-Madison Department of Soil Science.

Certified Crop Adviser CEU credits have been requested.

Each meeting, except the Fitchburg location, will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. A $35 registration fee, which includes lunch, will be charged for the meeting.

The schedule for the meetings is:

** November 30: Fitchburg, call 608-224-3716 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

** December 1: Sparta, call 608-269-8722

** December 2: Eau Claire, call 715-839-4712

** December 3: Marshfield, call 608-339-4237

** December 6: Juneau, call 920-386-3790

** December 7: Kiel, call 920-459-5904

** December 8: Shawano, call 715-526-6136

** December 9: Dodgeville, call 608-935-0391

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