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Dave Brandt

Soil Health Workshop

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Thursday, February 9th, 2023

9:30am – 3:00 pm

Port Washington Inn & suites Conference Center

350 E. Seven Hills Road, Port Washington, WI 53074

 

Dave Brandt started his soil health journey in 1971 with no-till practices and cereal rye or hairy vetch as cover crops.  The battles with initial yield loss and the farmer mindset towards change, is what led him to more research to find ways that benefited the soil and his bottom line.  Come and learn how he was successful!

 

9:30 Registration

 

Noon Lunch

 

12:30 Jim Melichar soil health award

 

12:45 Healthy Soil advantage - Andy Holschbach

 

1:00 Dave Brandt

 

2:30 questions 

 

RSVP to Katie Vogeler
 262-483-9740
 kvogeler@co.ozaukee.wi.us

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Annual Tree and Shrub Sale is Taking Orders!

 

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SAVE $$ BY CONVERTING YOUR PLANTING OF CROPS TO NO TILL PLANTING VS CONVENTIONAL TILLAGE  

 

THE NATIONAL FUEL SAVINGS IS 3.6 GALLONS PER ACRE BY CONVERTING FROM CONVENTIONAL TILLAGE – LESS PASSES ON THE FIELD MEANS LESS FUEL USED

 

READ THE STUDY BELOW TO LEARN MORE:

 

https://www.farmers.gov/blog/save-money-on-fuel-with-no-till-farming

NO-TILL NATIONAL

CONFERENCE  INFORMATION

The National 31st Annual National No-Tillage Conference is January 10 – 13 in St Louis, Missouri.

One of the hot topics will be trying to successfully grow crops with glyphosate weed resistant weeds.  A main speaker at the conference will be independent agronomist Dr. Jim Stute from East Troy, Wisconsin.  This farm location is approximately 34 miles southwest from Milwaukee, WI to give one a geographical perspective of location.

Below are some YouTube video links to learn more about his farm. 

 

Video 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmCKwpwlQGQ

 

Video 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79zgADlmovs

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