A pair of field days for area farmers are scheduled this week in Kewaunee County.
The Door-Kewaunee Demonstration Farms Network and Peninsula Pride Farms plan an in-field manure system demonstration from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday (June 12) at Kinnard Farms, 2225 County Road S in the town of Lincoln north of Luxemburg.
Vanderloop will have new manure technology available for members to view. A demonstration is planned applying leachate and liquid manure to a growing corn field with the agrimeter system.
Lunch will be provided. No RSVPs necessary.
The Division of Extension presents a Crops and Forage Field Day beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday (June 13) at the Forestville Town Hall, 7705 County Road H, Maplewood.
Experts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Division of Extension agriculture agents are scheduled to present on topics ranging from corn maturity, management decisions on soybeans and small grains crops, local alfalfa research, what’s new in alfalfa production, and cover crops as forage.
Speakers include corn specialist Dr. Joe Lauer, small grains specialist Dr. Shawn Conley, agriculture agents Annie Deutsch, Richard Halopka, and Aerica Bjurstrom, and nutrient and pest management Outreach Specialist Dr. Jamie Patton. Four continuing education credits will be offered for CCAs.
Registration is free, and lunch is included. Register by Tuesday (June 11) by contacting Aerica Bjurstrom, Kewaunee County Division of Extension agriculture agent, at 920-388-7141 or email@example.com.