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University of Wisconsin Organic Row Crop and Pasture Field Day

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 1-4:30pm

Location: UW Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Posted August 2016

This field day will cover:

  • Organic no-till—early versus late planting of soybean into standing rye or rolled-crimped Aroostook and Spooner Rye
  • Organic weed management—summary of practices from 25 years of long-term organic production
  • Implements used for weed management
  • Putting legumes in your pastures
  • Cover crop breeding
  • Interseeding cover crops into corn

The event will be held at the UW Arlington Agricultural Research Station Public Events Building, N695 Hopkins Rd., Arlington, WI 53911

Questions and RSVPs (requested, not required): Erin Silva,

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