2015 Hillsdale County Nutrient Management Field Day

Date: September 10, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: 14031 Broom Rd., Waldron, MI 49288
Contact: The Hillsdale Conservation District (517) 849-9890 Ext. 3 or hillsdalecd@macd.org

RAIN OR SHINE - JOIN US FOR A DAY IN THE FIELD
Registration at 7:30 a.m.
Field Day 8:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.
Location:
Stoney Ridge Farms
Jay & Kelli Williams
14031 Broom Rd.
Waldron, MI 49288
1/2 mile West of U.S. 127
Presentations:
  • Dig Deeper as we Evaluate two Soil Pits with Keynote Speaker: Barry Fisher, NRCS Soil Health Specialist
  • Learn more about Tile Drainage Management: Paul Sweeney, Ecosystem Services Exchange
  • Walk a Cover Crop Test Plot: Isaac Weber, Center Seeds
  • Watch the Michigan State University Rainfall Simulator: Marilyn Thelen, MSU Extension
  • Discuss Conservation Practices & Cost Share Opportunities: Jason Wheeler, NRCS & Laura Campbell, Michigan Farm Bureau
  • Learn about a Tile Drainage Water Quality Monitoring Project taking place in the Western Lake Erie Basin
Review & Discuss:
  • Samples from 3 Different Tiled Fields
  • Results & Observations
  • Lessons Learned in the Field
  • Learn how to sample on your own farm

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