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  • Speaker Information

    Lasch Farm Adam and Betsy Lasch own and operate a highly diversified crop and livestock operation near Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  Since implementing 100% no-till and cover crop practices, they have seen marked improvements in soil …

  • Nitrogen Use Efficiency Project Participant Information

    Project summary Since 2015, the Discovery Farms® Program has collaborated with Wisconsin farmers to measure Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) on fields across the state. NUE is an easy-to-use assessment tool for evaluating current nitrogen (N) …

  • Discovery Farms 2021 Year in Review

    2021 was a successful year for the  Discovery Farms Program with many new changes.  New projects were started, monitoring equipment was removed from a completed project, new hires were made, and data analysis brought new …

  • Cover crops and water quality webinar

    Cover crops and water quality: A multi-state webinar featuring the work of Discovery Farms® Programs On February 16, 2022 the Discovery Farms® Programs in Wisconsin, Vermont, Arkansas and Minnesota hosted a one day webinar titled …

  • The Tree: Winter 2022

    In this issue: Capturing drainage below the root zone Partner piece: Kewaunee County Introducing the Ag Water Quality Program Get to know our staff Read the full issue  

  • Discovery Farms Conference

    Balancing water quality trade-offs from farm management decisions The Discovery Farms Annual Conference is back. This year we will utilize our robust dataset from water quality monitoring over the last 20 years to assess trade-offs …

  • The Tree: Spring 2021

    In this issue: Why we monitor: Early observations from the Antigo Flats Improving water quality and soil health on tile-drained lands Keeping up with your conservation goals through change and challenge So when did you …

  • Discovery Farms 2020 Year in Review

    See how we adapted to changes in 2020 to continue our research and connect with our subscribers. We miss seeing you in person but we are glad we could continue our work safely! Discovery Farms …

  • Journal of Nutrient Management

    The Journal of Nutrient Management, published by Hoards Dairyman is a quarterly magazine. Discovery Farms contributes to this magazine with our latest research results. Check-it-out and subscribe!

  • Ag Water Exchange

    The Ag Water Exchange blog is a place for thoughtful discussion of ideas and information on water quality and agricultural management practices.  The goal of the Ag Water Exchange is to contribute to the greater …

  • The Tree: Fall 2020

    In this issue: Watching the weather Partnership brings new opportunities to measure Nitrogen Use Efficiency Weather creating an increasing need for conservation efforts Discovery Farms Resources Read the full issue  

  • Science meets the seat of the tractor

    For Jack Herricks, whose farmhouse is just yards away from a watercourse draining hundreds of acres, issues of runoff, pollution and farm prosperity are practical realities.

  • Producer-Led Webinar Series

    Hosted by DATCP and Discovery FarmsThis webinar series,  covers a range of conservation topics that producer-led groups around the state are focusing on. Each webinar will include the farmer’s perspective and will have time for …

  • The Tree: Spring 2020

    In this issue: Beginning at the beginning Partner piece: Water quality monitoring with the Producers of Lake Redstone The farms behind the dataset Steering Committee Spotlight: Kay Zwald We are here for you. Read the …

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