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SWCD holding Wadena meeting March 20

The Wadena SWCD will be hosting their annual Producers Meeting/Annual Weed Inspectors Meeting on March 20 at the Wadena VFW. The agenda is as follows:

• 9-9:30 a.m.: registration (coffee and rolls provided) and welcome

• 9:40 a.m.: Well and Pump Maintenance by Elsner Well Drilling

• 10 a.m.: MPCA Update/Enforcement procedures for Feedlot Violations by John Pokorney, MPCA

• 10:30 a.m.: Fertilizer Management/New Things on the Market by Leaf River Ag Service

• 11 a.m.: Minnesota Cattleman's Association Presentation by Tim Nolte

• 11:30 a.m.: NRCS Program Update by Ivan Reinke

• Noon: lunch (provided)

• 12:45 p.m.: Panel presentation by local producers: what they're doing and what works for them! The panel includes Dan Middendorf, Tim Nolte and Steve Flanagan.

• 2-4 p.m.: Annual Weed Inspectors Meeting: all township inspectors/city officials welcome! Updates to regulations and Q&A time. Presentations by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

RSVP to Molly at the Soil and Water by March 9 at (218) 631-3195 or email