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Marshfield Summer Field Day June 24

Visitors to the Marshfield Agricultural Research Station”s June 24 field day will open the day with an update on the station”s building project. During the morning agronomy program, UW-Madison extension agronomist Dan Undersander will discuss alfalfa winterkill issues and the effects of wheel traffic on alfalfa. Clark County extension agent Ron Wiederholt will discuss using soybeans as a forage crop, and UW-Madison agronomist Roger Borges will review current soybean issues.

At the afternoon soils program, UW-Madison extension soil scientist Dick Wolkowski will talk about tillage management for manured corn fields. UW-Madison extension soil scientist Keith Kelling will discuss foliar fertilization of soybeans and what”s beyond the sulfur soil test. John Peters of the UW Soil and Forage Analysis Lab will review revised nutrient credits for Wisconsin.

The field day begins Tuesday June 24 at 10:15 a.m. and concludes at 2:30 p.m. There is no program cost, and lunch will be available on the grounds for a nominal charge.

The Marshfield station is 2 miles east of U.S. Highway 13 (turn on 29th St.). For more information on the field day, contact the station at (715) 387-2523. The field day is sponsored by the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and UW-Extension, Cooperative Extension.