December 13, 2022
12:30 pm – 7:00 pm (Concurrent with the Producer-Led Worksop)
Wilderness Resort- Glacier Canyon Conference Center
45 Hillman Road Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Thank you for your interest in the cover crop conference. To ensure an accurate attendance count for food ordering, conference registration has been closed.
8:15 am -1:15 pm
Wisconsin DATCP Prouder-led Watershed Protection Grants Workshop
Transition to combined producer-led and Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference afternoon program.
12:30 pm -1:15 pm
Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference on-site registration opens
1:15 pm -2:15 pm
Keynote– Am I Making a Difference? Approaches to Soil Health Assessment Jamie Patton, Northeast Regional Specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program.
2:15 pm -3:15 pm Breakout Sessions
Breakout Session #1- Farmer Panel on Soil Health Financials: Round Two – PL workshop attendees to stay in room for this session, WI CCC attendees have choice to sit in on this one or attend other concurrent CC session(s)
Moderators- Dana Christel and Dan Smith
Breakout Session #2- Beginning Cover Crops/No-till, etc.- Attendees will learn about beginning no-till and cover cropping from Green County Farmers
Moderator- Tonya Gratz
Sandstone 8 and 9
Breakout Session #3- Interseeding Cover Crops– Attendees will learn about cover crop interseeding from experts in North Central WI
3:15 pm Closing for PL Workshop/ Break for WI CCC
3:15 pm-3:45 pm Break- Snacks and Beverages
3:45 pm -5:15 pm “Buying New or Making Do” Lightning Rounds
Conference attendees will hear from six producers regarding decision-making for new equipment and/or equipment modifications to address needs in their cover crop/conservation system.
5:15 pm Happy hour and networking
6:15 pm Dinner
For general questions contact: Dan Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
The WI Cover Crop Conference is not accepting sponsorships this year. If your organization is interested in sponsoring an event that promotes conservation and water quality, please consider sponsoring the Discovery Farms Conference set to be held on December 14 at Glacier Canyon Conference Center.