Producer-Led Annual Workshop
The next Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grants Annual Workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the Holiday Inn-Stevens Point - Convention Center located at 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481.
The Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grants Annual Workshop is for producer-led grant recipients throughout the state to network, brainstorm, share success stories, and learn from each other on what works and hasn't worked in their watershed projects.
Producer-Led Workshop Registration: Register online at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=7pa8l6qab&oeidk=a07efnj5qga8fbc9d55 Registration deadline will be Wednesday, February 6.
Holiday Inn Hotel Room Reservations: Call (715) 344-0200 and press #3. Please reference the group name WI Land and Water and/or the Group Block Code: WLW. Group rate will be available until January 20, 2019 (or until the block is full). Rates are: $82.00 single, $109 double, $139 suite room, $159 hospitality room.
Social Hour: Join us after the workshop for a social hour courtesy of event sponsors.
Dinner and Discussion: There will be a dinner and presentation following the Producer-Led Workshop. UW Madison Microbiologist, Thea Whitman, will talk about "Bugging Out on Soil Health - the Diversity and Function of Soil Microbes." The presentation will be followed by a discussion with farmers about how they are measuring soil health on their own farms. If you are not registering for the Cover Crop Conference, there is a $25 registration fee for the dinner and discussion. For those that will be attending the Cover Crop Conference, registration for the dinner and discussion is an extra $20 and can be selected when registering for the Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference. Both registration options are available at at https://fyi.uwex.edu/covercrop/
Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference: Consider staying for the Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference on Wednesday, February 20, at the same location. Producer-Led Workshop participants will receive $10 off the registration fee. A discount code will be provided when registering for the Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grants Workshop.
General registration for the Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference is $50 (or $70 with Tueday's dinner). For more information about the Cover Crop Conference, go to https://fyi.uwex.edu/covercrop/
Lodging: There is a block of hotel rooms reserved for Tuesday, February 19. Please mention the Producer-Led Workshop or Cover Crops Conference when registering at the Holiday Inn-Stevens.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Rachel Rushmann at DATCP (email@example.com or 608-224-4622) or Penny Pohle at WI Land+Water (firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-441-2677 Ext. 6).
For more information on the Producer-led Watershed Protection Grants Program, visit: datcp.wi.gov/pages/programs_services/producerledprojects.aspx.