LASA summer field day – Aug. 15 | 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 PM

UW-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm, 29200 College Farm Rd, Platteville, WI 53818


  • Soil pit and soil health discussions
  • LASA member updates
  • Assessing management impacts on surface run-off: Rainfall simulator demo and on-farm trial results
  • Ground water 101: Monitoring and infrastructure

Registration open now!

Schedule of events (subject to change):

11:30-12:30 – Lunch and registration

12:30 – Break and head to wagons for transport to stations

Stations are 25 minutes each, each station presents four times. Attendees rotate through stations.

12:40 – 1:05 session 1 
1:08 – 1:33 session 2 
1:36 – 2:01 session 3 
2:04 – 2:29 Session 4 
2:30 – Field day concludes


Station # 1 – Soil Pit and table top rainfall simulator 
Presenters: Josh Kamps, UW Extension for Lafayette Co Ag Agent, Jim Isermann, Soil Health Partnership

Station #2 – LASA membership station:
Presenters: Jim Winn, Steve Carpenter, other LASA board members 

Station #3 – UW Platteville rainfall simulator demo and discussion of on-farm trial results
Presenters: Dennis Busch, Dennis’ students, Mike Berget, Jim Digangi

Station #4 – Ground water quality monitoring infrastructure
Presenters: Kevin Masarik, UW Stevens Point 


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Thank you supporters


This meeting and supporting efforts made possible by grant and in-kind support from the following organizations:

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