UPDATED – 2015 FALL TOUR Thursday October 22nd : Cover Crop; Blending Conservation and Crop Production

AGENDA: 2015 Fall Tour Blending Conservation


Thursday, October 22, 2015.

Green Bay Area

8:30 – 9:00 Registration at Jack Day Center 90 Bay Beach Road Green Bay, WI 54302

9:10 – 9:40 Presentation of Adaptive Management and the Silver Creek Watershed Pilot Project – Jeff Smudde NEW Water Watershed Programs Manager at Green Bay Metropolitan Sewage District.

Load Bus & Travel

10:15 – 10:45 Silver Creek Watershed Site visit to view on-going work – Jeff Smudde

11:00 – 11:30 Van Wychen Farms Demo Farm visit to view cover crops on cash grain farm with Brent Petersen, Brown County LCD Demo Farm Program Manager

11:45 – 12:15 Paired Watershed Monitoring Study at New Horizons Dairy, view paired monitoring stations on field across from the Fox River – Matt Komiskey USGS

12:30 – 1:15 Lunch at nearby park

1:30 – 2:30 Brickstead Dairy visit farm to view cover crops on a CAFO Dairy farm, interseeded cover crop plots, and monitoring station – Brent Petersen, NRCS staff, and USGS.

3:00 Arrive back at Jack Day Center

Lunch Choices

______________ Roast Beef Sub sandwich

______________Turkey Sub sandwich

______________Veggie sub with cheese and avocado spread

All lunches include chips, cookie, and pickle spear.