Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am
Location: Spring Green, WI

Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI

Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

Date: August 8, 2018, 9:30am-6:30pm
Location: Tour begins in Madison

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Pasture soil testing workshop

Date: Oct 20 2011 6:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted October 2011

Want to make the most of your pastures? Attend the How and when to soil test pastures workshop to learn about soil testing and using soil test results. The discussion will also cover how to invest your fertilizer budget strategically so you can get the biggest bang for your buck. The workshop is offered at the Lincoln County Service Center, Room 156 in Merrill, Wisconsin, by the Marathon County Conservation, Planning and Zoning Department. Email for more information.