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CEDAR GROVE – The University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension: Sheboygan County is holding a field day to explore alternative forage options for soil health and profitability at Double Dutch Dairy, W3653 Hoitink Road in Cedar Grove, on Tuesday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m to 1 p.m.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Forage “Cocktail Mixes” following Triticale and Cereal Rye
  • A Systems Approach to No-tilling and Manure Utilization 
  • Winter Cereal Establishment for Higher Spring Yields
  • Higher Fiber Digestibility Improves Animal Performance
  • Corn Silage Inter-planted with Multi-Species Forage Mixes
  • Soil Health and Farm Profitability

The Sheboygan River Progressive Farmers will also be present with information on cost-share programs for on-farm soil health, water quality and conservation practices.

The field day is free, but participants are requested to register by August 27. To register, go to or call the Sheboygan County Extension office at (920) 459.5904.

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