Conservation Training

Sustainability 3.0: Innovations for the Innovators Field Day

August 4, 2022

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: East Troy, WI

Field Day August 4th--Sustainability 3.0: Innovations for the Innovators, joint-hosted by MFAI, the Nature Conservancy, and the Racine County Producer-Led Watershed group. Jim Stute of the watershed group will present the results of his study band-applying gypsum to alleviate soil crusting in no-till corn. MFAI agroecologist Nicole Tautges will demonstrate Kernza, the first perennial grains in the U.S., and talk about why WI growers could benefit from using a perennial grains on their farm. Ricardo Costa of TNC will present on a collaboration between TNC and a local grower to implement pollinator and wildlife habitat strips on farm, discussing incentives and benefits to cropland.