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The Washtenaw County Conservation District is a local agency of Michigan state government that assists Washtenaw County landowners and residents with the conservation and management of their natural resources.
With direct technical assistance or referrals to other experts, we're your local source for conservation and natural resource management.
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2017 FIELDS TO THE GREAT LAKES EVENTS Sign-up TODAY for Conservation Practice Day Conferences. All events are free to farmers and partners of Agriculture. Registration is required and events are filling fast! Check out the Fields to the Great Lakes page for more information.
SOYBEAN/ COVER CROP FIELD DAY September 13, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cherry Hill Ford Farm 2734 Gotfredson Road Ypsilanti, Michigan
Farmers are invited to a Soybean Management and Research Technology (SMaRT) / Cover Crop Field Day.
The event is free of charge.
MAKE RESERVATIONS BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 Call the Washtenaw County Conservation District 734-761-6721 ext. 5
The Field Day will include showcasing of--
Three SMaRT Research Projects Gypsum Field Rolling Foliar Fungicide and Insecticide
Three Cover Crop Projects Cover crops seeded with a rotary hoe into standing corn. 23 various cover crops seeded for cover or forage. Cover crops seeded with a vertical tillage tool into wheat.
The program will also include: A presentation on MAEAP (Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program) Ribeye Steak Lunch Two pesticide re-certification credits
Field Day Sponsors include: Ag Advisory Council Monroe and Washtenaw Conservation Districts Dean Farms Cover Crop Sales & Service Monroe, Washtenaw and Wayne County Farm Bureaus Ford Land J&R Tractor Michigan Soybean Checkoff Program MSU Extension Salford Group USDA NRCS VanWashenova Farms
TREE AND NATIVE PLANT SALES The Conservation District conducts sales of tree & shrub seedlings and native wildflower and prairie grass plants for conservation uses, such as: reforestation, wildlife habitat establishment, erosion control, windbreaks and screens, and landscape naturalizing.
FALL TREE SALE UNDERWAY For more information visit the Fall Tree Sale page. Order deadline is: September 22nd.
Washtenaw County Conservation District 7203 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor MI 48103-9506 Phone: 734-761-6721 ext. 5 Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
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