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Location: Spring Green, WI
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Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI
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Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

Date: August 8, 2018, 9:30am-6:30pm
Location: Tour begins in Madison
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Organic Grazing Workshop: Fall/Winter Management of Soils and Drought

Date: Dec 6 2013 10:00 am

Location: Greenwood, WI

Posted December 2013

Join the River Country RC&D and Organic Valley for a workshop led by Organic Valley Staff Veterinarian Dr. Guy Jodarski, Rick Knopp from Twin Oaks Agri-Services LLC, Karl Dallefeld from Prairie Creek Seed and Kevin Mahalko from River Country RC&D. Topics include:

  • working with a summer slump that goes from weeks to months
  • grazing late season annuals
  • understanding “good” soil fertility

Please invite a friend or neighbor. Organic Prairie brats and hotdogs will be provided. Feel free to bring a side or desert to share.

For more information, contact:
Kevin Mahalko: (715) 225-9879, Kevin@RiverCountryRCD.org
Mary C. Anderson: (715) 579-2206, MaryC@RiverCountryRCD.org
Brian Brezinski: (715) 579-2342, Brian@RiverCountryRCD.org

River Country RC&D: www.rivercountryrcd.org
Organic Valley Farmer Hotline: (888) 809-9297

Download the event flyer (includes directions)