Clean Lakes Alliance & Yahara Pride Farms
2017 Farm Tour
at Endres Berryridge Farms
Tue, Aug 22 from 8:30am - 12:30pm
Join Clean Lakes Alliance for our annual Farm Tour at Endres Berryridge Farm!
We'll start off the tour in partnership with the North American Manure Expo. Highlights will include:
- A tour of the Endres dairy manure composting operation and a discussion of the costs and water quality benefits
- A tour of an alfalfa field that has had compost applied, including a demonstration of compost application
- A tour of the Endres heifer barns, including a look at the recycled compost/sawdust bedding
Stick around for an informal Q&A with Clean Lakes Alliance and Yahara Pride Farms to follow the tour.
When you register, please select one of the following pick up locations:
- Olin Park (Downtown Madison, Olin-Turville Court - 8:30 a.m.)
- Yahara Heights County Park (NE Madison, Catfish Court - 8:45 a.m.)
- Rex's Innkeeper (Waunakee, Century Ave - 9 a.m.)
There will be a bus shuttle to the farm location. No parking at farm - contact us if you need to make special arrangements.
The main portion of the tour will run from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with transportation back to shuttle locations afterwards.
Farmland makes up about two thirds of our watershed and dairy is a huge part of the local economy and culture. Sign up for this tour to learn more about how farmers are innovating to protect soil and water quality.