Lafayette Ag Stewardship Alliance To Highlight Progress

Lafayette Ag Stewardship Alliance will review the group’s progress from the past year, hear about the benefits of emissions markets and receive updates on conservation projects underway at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer Farm on March 7 during the group’s annual conference.


Who: Lafayette Ag Stewardship Alliance, a farmer-led watershed conservation group in Lafayette County in southwestern Wisconsin 

What: Annual conference 

When: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., March 7 

Where: The General Store, 7765 Cherry Road, Gratiot

RSVP: Please register by emailing Laura Hensley at 


  • 10:30 a.m. — Welcome and year in review, Jim Winn, president
  • 10:45 a.m. — Member Jim DiGangi on how dairy farmers benefit from emissions markets
  • 11:45 a.m. — Outcomes in 2023, Shawn Wesener, Farmers for Sustainable Food
  • 12 p.m. — Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. — University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer Farm cover crops, tillage and manure management project updates; Dennis Busch, research manager, and Kishan Mahmud, agroecosystem researcher
  • 1:15 p.m. — Soil Biology: A New Frontier, Alicia Bryan, Nutrien Ag Solutions
  • 2:15 p.m. — Closing comments