Spring Soil Conference
Managing for the Microbial Communities:
The interactions and impacts of soil health and forage quality.
8:30am - 9:00am: Registration
9:00am : Rulers of the Underground – Promoting Soil Biology for Soil Health
Jamie Patton, UW-Extension
10:00 : Break
10:15am : The Frontier of Understanding the Rumen/Gut Microbiome
Dr. Guy Jodarski, Organic Valley, DVM
11:15am : Livestock Antibiotics, Microbial Communities and Soil Function
Carl Wepking, Ph. D., UW-Madison, Grasslands 2.0 Project
12:00pm : Lunch (provided with registration)
12:30pm : Soil Health Indicators - New Testing Mechanisms/Methods
Derrick Raspor, NRCS
1:15pm : Forage Quality - Effects on Microbes and Ways to Manage
Jason Cavadini, UW-Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
2:00pm : Putting it all Together - Panel with all Presenters
3:00pm : Adjournment (and Evaluations)
Attendees traveling from afar are encouraged to find a carpool to hop in with or volunteer to drive at https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/7bs4dq (Spring Soil Conference - UWSP - April 16th).
Join us for a day discussing the "other herds".
**POSTPONED** Thurs, April 16th, 9am-3pm
$25/person*, includes parking, lunch and morning refreshments.
*Student registration is free, but will need to purchase a lunch ticket if interested.
Thanks to our collaborators and sponsors!
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