The Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and WI Natural Resources Conservation Service are pleased to be able to host the 2014 WI Cover Crops Conference at the Kalahari Resorts in WI Dells. This conference aims to educate participants about soil health and the role of cover crops in improving soil health. This conference is intended for anyone interested in learning more about cover crops and cover cropping systems. Breakout sessions are offered in 5 different tracks, providing a broad range of breadth and depth for everyone from beginning and novice cover croppers to more advanced practitioners.
The WI Cover Crops Conference begins the evening of March 13, 2014 and runs until the afternoon of March 14, 2014. During this time there will be over 20 sessions for participants to attend including 18 breakout sessions and 5 plenary events including a Keynote Fishbowl Farmer- Researcher Panel and a Soil Health Farmer Panel. Breakout session tracks include: Cover Crop Basics, Cover Crops Management, Cropping System Specifics, Economics and Risk Management, and the Multi- functionality of Cover Crops.