Yahara Pride Farms strives to improve water quality while balancing farm profitability.
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
North Star Conference Center, DeForest, Wis.
10-10:30 a.m. | Registration, networking
10:30 a.m. | “YPF program update” – Dennis Frame, resource manager Pat Murphy, conservation planner
11:30 a.m. | “Wisconsin DNR and the farmer-led watershed movement” – Mark Aquino, DNR secretary director, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
12:45 p.m. | Partner Updates with Yahara WINs and Dane County – Martye Griffin, Director of Ecosystem Services, Metropolitan Sewerage District, Representatives from Dane County conservation programs and agencies.
1:00 p.m. | “Conservation best practices and lessons learned” – Featuring a farmer panel on the topics of manure application, cover crops and conveyance systems, and composting
2:00 p.m. | “Considerations for planting over-wintering cover crops after corn silage” – Kevin Shelley, UW Nutrient and Pest Management Program
2:30 p.m. | Closing Comments
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Annual report available now
The 2018 YPF Annual Report contains 2018 results, research, activities, outreach, SNAP report and our certification overview.
Forward Farmer Newsletter
Low soil disturbance manure injection
Cover crop test demonstration plot