Summer Events Around WLEB

Mark your calendars for these events around the Western Lake Erie Basin!

June 2018

June 11-12th, Des Moines, Iowa, 4R Summit. The Fertilizer Institute. Register at

June 22-24th, Defiance County, RiverFest 2018. Free and open to the public. 315 E. River Rd. Defiance, OH 43512.

June 26th, Seneca County, Summer Pasture Walk. Bob Hendershot will discuss fencing management, spring/summer management, and fall, winter, & extended grazing tips. Light meal included for $10. 6pm, 1546 CR 43 Tiffin, OH 44883. Register by June 25th. For more information or to register, contact Morgan Scheffler, 419.447.7073 or

June 27th, Wells County, Gypsum/Soil Health Meeting. Montpelier, Indiana. 9:30am -12:30pm, RSVP to Tim Kroeker at 260.766.1104 or

June TBD, Defiance/Henry County, Engineering Design and Construction: Combined Woodchip Bioreactor-Phosphorus Filter Bed Systems. Look for this 1-2-day on-site workshop announcement to come soon!

June 29th, Williams County, Cover Crop Field Day. Dean Farms. Bryan, OH. Registration at 8:00am, Meeting will start at 8:30 am. $20 registration fee at the door. RSVP to Dean Farms Office, 419.636.5544 or email

July 2018

July 10-11th, Annapolis, MD, CTIC 2018 Conservation in Action Tour. Visit CTIC for more information and registration at

July 17th, Hardin County, 4R Technology Review Field Day. Blanchard River Demonstration Farms. 9am-3pm. Free with registration. Visit Ohio AgriBusiness Association,

July 19th, Dekalb County, Agronomy Field Day. Waterloo, IN. Registration is requested by calling The Andersons at 260.837.8162 or register day of event. Grain Markets presentation at 7:15-8:15am.

July 25th, Hardin County, Manure Science Review.  Watkins Farm, Forest, OH. 8:45am-3:30pm. $25 Registration by July 16 and $30 registration after July 16. For credit cards payment, register online at Mary Wicks, or 330.202.3533 for questions.

July TBD, Defiance/Henry County, Engineering Design and Construction: Combined Woodchip Bioreactor-Phosphorus Filter Bed Systems. Look for this 1-2-day on-site workshop announcement to come soon!

August 2018

August 7th, Defiance/Henry County, Western Lake Erie Field to Lake Field Day. New Bavaria, OH. 8:30am-2:45pm. Call Defiance County SWCD, 419.782.1794. Online registration coming soon. Deadline to register is July 9.

August 8th, Lenawee County, Center for Excellence Field Day. Clayton, MI. RSVP requested to Lenawee Conservation District, 517.263.7400 Ext. 3.

August 9 & 10th, Western Lake Erie Basin MAEAP and Conservation Practice Conferences. To Register Contact Amy Gilhouse 517.637.1655 or Space is limited.

August 13th, Williams County, New Tools for Managing Phosphorus. Dean Farms, Bryan, OH. 9am-1pm. RSVP/Register by July 30th: Williams County Extension, 419-636-5608 or email For questions and event information contact: Karen Chapman,, 740-739-1809 

August 14th, Allen County, IN, Day at the Lake. Lake Erie. $20 per person. More info to come!

August 15th, Hardin County, Edge of Field Conservation Practices Showcase. Blanchard River Demonstration Farms. More info to come!

August 16th, Williams County, Field Tech Day. Williams County Test Plot, Bryan, 5:00 p.m. Guest presenter:  Mark Roemke and a Local Farmer Panel. Contact: or 419-636-9395 Ext 3

August 21 & 22nd, 4R Program and Stone Lab Tour for CCAs and Retailers. Hosted by Ohio AgriBusiness Association, 4R Nutrient Stewardship Council and Tri-State Watershed Alliance. More info to come! Space is limited.

August 23rd, Hillsdale County, Nutrient Management Field Day. Stoney Ridge Farms. Waldron, MI. 8:30am. RSVP by Monday, August 21, to The Hillsdale Conservation District 517.849.9890 ext. 3 or email

September 2018

September 5th, Allen County, IN, Soil Health Field Day. Roemke Farms, Harlan, IN. 3:30-7:00pm. More info to come!

September 6th, Allen County, IN, RCPP Tech Training Day. Roemke Farms, Harlan, IN. More info to come!

Sept 12, 18, 19, Fields to the Great Lakes – MAEAP Tall Ship Sail.  To Register Contact Amy Gilhouse 517.637.1655 or Space is limited.

September 22nd, Williams County. Soil Health Partnership Field Day. Vollmer Farms. More info to come!