The UW-Madison Extension Offices of Chippewa, Dunn, and Eau Claire will host a Summer Field Day at
Hoppertunity Gardens, LLC. on July 26 from 10:00am to noon with lunch to follow.
Topics and speakers include Drip irrigation – basic to complex, Ken Schroeder, UW-Madison Extension,
Portage County; Soil fertility focusing on a pH/Liming study; Dr. Chris Baxter, UW-Platteville Soils; Hop
disease management, Dr. Josh Havill, University of Minnesota, Department of Agronomy; Hop marketing
in Wisconsin, Matt Janzen, Wisconsin Hop Exchange; and Hop Quality Testing and Hop Storage Index,
Zach Lilla, AAR Labs.
There is no cost to attend. 2 Certified Crop Advisor Credits are available. The field day is located at 3434
County Highway X, Elk Mound. For more information contact the Chippewa County Extension Office 715-726-7950.