DUNN COUNTY: Red Cedar Soil Health Education

Purpose

Dunn County is sponsoring a two-year project to hire a Soil Health Specialist and promote soil heath practices via demonstration farms and education activities in the Red Cedar Watershed portion of Dunn County. Specific project activities include: 1. Establishing a Soil Health Specialist position 2. Establishing 2 demonstration farms 3. Soil Health education events at demo farms 4. Soil sampling 5. Outreach & education Project deliverables include a position description for the Soil Health Specialist, any maps and associated GIS files produced, soil testing results, copies of educational materials and presentations developed, and a final report. This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. The grant sponsor shall submit all data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps and digital images, to the Department in a format specified by the regional Lakes Biologist.

Related Reports

Run Project Summary Report
View Umbrella-Projects
View Related-Projects

Lakes Grant
Lake Protection Grant
LPT57418
2018
Active
 
Reports and Documents
Get your soil health questions answered! Training topics include: - How increasing intensification impacts soil properties - What do Cornell and Haney assessments actually mean? - What do we know about soil biology and soil health? - What to look for below the surface - What soil health practices really work in Wisconsin?
Learn the soil health basics, receive a soil health testing kit and get trained on how to use the kit to compare the soil health of different fields in your farming operation!
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
Dunn County is sponsoring a two-year project to hire a Soil Health Specialist and promote soil heath practices via demonstration farms and education activities in the Red Cedar Watershed portion of Dunn County. Specific project activities include: 1. Establishing a Soil Health Specialist position 2. Establishing 2 demonstration farms 3. Soil Health education events at demo farms 4. Soil sampling 5. Outreach & education Project deliverables include a position description for the Soil Health Specialist, any maps and associated GIS files produced, soil testing results, copies of educational materials and presentations developed, and a final report.