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On December 15, 2015 in Wisconsin Dells, Discovery Farms will continue the tradition of offering feasible farm management strategies that benefit both the farm and water quality. The 4th Annual UW Discovery Farms Conference offers something for every farmer and farm advisor: practical water quality information and implementable management solutions that are farmer-tested and environment approved.

The 2015 conference titled, Farmer-tested, environment approved: Develop a winning cropping strategy, will feature two farmer panels and talks related to solving water quality challenges and addressing areas vulnerable to losses. Farmer panelists will share their experiences with manure incorporation equipment and assessing nitrogen use efficiency. Experts from Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin will offer insight into regulations, technology, and resources available for farmers. There will be ample opportunity to engage with experts and farmer panelists. No matter the crop type or management system, this conference offers something for every farmer, as is evident by the support it receives from 10 of the major agricultural groups in the state.

The conference will be held on December 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells. Registration is $40 dollars for members of sponsoring organizations, $50 for non-members, and includes a noon meal. Registration will open November 1st.To view the agenda visit For more information email or call 715.983.5668.

About UW Discovery Farms
For over 12 years, UW Discovery Farms has worked with Wisconsin farmers to identify the water quality impacts of different farming systems around the state. The program, which is part of UW-Extension, is under the direction of a farmer-led steering committee and takes a real-world approach to finding the most economical solutions to agriculture’s environmental challenges. If you are interested in learning more about UW Discovery Farms, visit or email us at