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Field Day

Thursday, May 28
7:00pm
Joe Wagner Farm
W8511 Glen Rd

Sheboygan River Progressive Farmers (SRPF) is hosting a Field Day on Thursday, May 28 at 7 PM.

Joe Wagner, president of SRPF, will share his experience with various practices on his home farm at W8511 Glen Rd, Glenbeulah. Field site is ΒΌ mile north of Glen Rd on Cherry Rd.

Topics include:
    » Checking corn emergence
    » Evaluating stand count
    » Visiting 3 planting sites with varied tillage practices
       o Planting green with rye
       o No till planting in soybeans
       o Conventional planting

Joe will share his experience with these conservation practices and more. The conservation practices he uses include 5,000 feet of grassed waterways, 18 acres of buffer along a ditch that flows into the Sheboygan Marsh, strip cropping, no-tilling soybeans and corn on highly erodible land, and no-tilling all winter wheat. These are practices Joe feels will ensure the land is better when we leave than when we got here.

There will be plenty of time for questions and conversation. We look forward to visiting with you!

Please RSVP srpfarmers17@gmail.com or call Joe at 920-838-1102



 

  • Joe Wagner Addresses Attendees
  • Clint Hodorff demonstrates equipment
  • Mike Haedt & Dan Roehrborn discuss Interseeding Cover Crops
  • Mike Patin & Mike Ballweg demonstrate Rainfall Simulator
  • Rainfall Simulator
  • SRPF Board Members
  • SRPF Board Members with Advisor Paige Frautschy


Photos from the 1st Annual Field Day - June 13, 2018

 

WLUK TV 11 coverage of field day

WLUK TV 11 Coverage of 1st Annual Field Day - June 13, 2018

 

Campbellsport News Report

Campbellsport News Report of Field Day by Andrea Hansen Abler

Watershed Group Hosts Field Day by Paige Frautschy, The Nature Conservancy


members at field day

Agri-view Magazine
Sheboygan River Farmers Eye Long-term Testing

 

The Nature Conservancy article

Farming for the Future in Wisconsin

The Nature Conservancy - Spring 2018 Newsletter

Field trip to Wagner farm

October 25, 2017

We were in the field to see how 2 of the Sheboygan River Progressive Farmers are using cover crops like oats and tillage radishes to improve their soil and reduce nutrient runoff into nearby streams. With support from the Kohler Trust for Preservation, The Nature Conservancy is providing technical and administrative support to help the Progressive Farmers build their organization and get more conservation practices on farm fields in the region.