Agronomy/Soils Field Day scheduled for Aug. 31

The 2016 Agronomy/Soils Field Day highlights University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension research on emerging technologies and relevant crop production issues. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Arlington Agricultural Research Station.

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Free well water testing at Farm Technology Days

All visitors to Wisconsin Farm Technology Days who bring a well water sample can have it tested for nitrate, the most common health-related contaminant found in Wisconsin’s groundwater. University of Wisconsin-Extension will offer the free on-the-spot test, and it will only take a few minutes to get the results. To take advantage of this free and easy water testing, please bring one cup of your well water in any clean container to the Progress Pavilion.

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UW Weed Experts provide information to identify and control weeds in your crops and gardens

Mild temperatures and ample rainfall have resulted in another year of rampant weed growth. Is your field, garden or yard covered with weeds? Do you know what they are and how to manage them? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider attending Wisconsin Farm Technology Days on July 19-21, 2016 in Walworth County. At this event University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison weed specialists will help identify your weed species as well as give you management options.

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