Soil Health Field Day & Test kit

Event Information


August 22nd, 2019


9:30am - 3:00pm




Steph Plaster




The University of Wisconsin Madison, Division of Extension is teaming up with Farmers for Lake Country and the Oconomowoc Watershed Protection Program to host a soil health field day.

The training will be held at Michael Gutschenritter Farm N87 W34109 Mapleton Road, County Highway CW and will feature NRCS and Division of Extension soil health experts Kevin Erb, Tim Miland, and Jamie Patton.

Participants will learn the basics of soil health, see a rainfall simulator demonstration, receive a soil health testing kit, and learn how to use their kit to compare soil health in different fields on their farming operation.

Pre-registration is required by Friday August 16, 2019. The training includes lunch and a soil health kit. Space is limited with priority given to those farming or managing land in and around 9-key element watersheds.

Event Location

Michael Gutschenritter Farm
N87 W34109 Mapleton Rd/Hwy CW
Oconomowoc, WI