Growing Winter Wheat Profitably

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Event Information

Date: 

July 9th, 2018


Time: 

10:00am - 2:00pm


Cost: 

$15.00


Contact: 

Heidi Johnson


Phone: 

608/224-3716


Email: 

Johnson.Heidi@countyofdane.com


Learn management strategies that maintain yield and quality as well as marketing strategies to maximize price. Farmers and soil specialists will also share how introducing wheat into a crop rotation can improve profitability over the entire rotation.

 

Topics and presenters:

  • Choosing successful winter wheat varieties, staging wheat and fertility management Shawn Conley, UW Soybean and Small Grain Specialist
  • Winter wheat diseases and fungicide selection and timing – Damon Smith, UW Field Crops Plant Pathologist
  • Using winter wheat and cover crops in your rotation to improve your soil – Jamie Patton, Outreach Specialist for the Nutrient and Pest Management Program
  • Marketing winter wheat to maximize profits – Brenda Oft, Grain Marketer at Didion Milling
  • Introducing winter wheat into a rotation to increase rotational profitability – Heidi Johnson, Dane County UW-Extension Crops and Soils Agent and Jeff Gaska, Dodge County Farmer

The cost of the workshop is $15, including lunch and refreshments.
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Event Location

Arlington Research Station Public Events building
N695 Hopkins Rd, Arlington, WI 53911