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Group field day held in Stevens Point

Wisconsin State Farmer
Cover crops are helpful in holding nutrients in the soil.

STEVEN'S POINT - Farmers of Mill Creek Watershed Council will host a producer-led group field day from 12:30 - 3 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 17 at Eron's Event Barn, 3471 County Road C, Stevens Point. 

Lunch will be followed by a field walk to learn first-hand about on-farm conservation practices that farmers can use on their farm, such as inter-seeding cover crops in growing corn and soybeans and no till soybeans in rye. 

Portage County Ag Agent Ken Schroeder will be available during the event. 

Contact Denise Rocha at denise.rocha@ces.uwex.edu or 716-346-1316 with questions.