PDPW to co-host Environmental workshops
To help bridge the gap between dairy farmers and community leaders on the innovative management practices being used to protect Wisconsin’s water quality and environment, Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW), along with the Wisconsin Towns Association are co-sponsoring the 2020 Environmental Workshops.

Geared toward community leaders, local town and county officials, conservation specialists, dairy farmers and area community members, the environmental workshops will be held Wednesday, September 23, in South Wayne, Wis. and Thursday, September 24, in Athens, Wis.

Both workshops kick off at 9:00 a.m. with registration and will feature an innovative manure applications panel, a producer-led watershed panel, in-field farm tours and discussions on other relevant rural issues...

Ken Notes: Glad to see this, but a word of caution the hosts are milking more that 2000 cows and at those number they are pumping manure miles away from the farm. Because of the water saturation and distance this contributes to watershed problems and polution. Until these farms digest and treat the effluent they are a part of the problem not a part of the solution regardless of the story they tell...

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