Agronomy Update Meeting – Belmont 1/11/2019

Agronomy update at Belmont Inn & Suites on January 11, 2019.  Registration fee will be $45.00 (includes meal and information packet). Announcing the 2019 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings University of Wisconsin – Madison Department of Agronomy The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during 2019. Joe Lauer and […]

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Dairy Revenue Protection Program Informational Meeting

UW-Extension will offer a number of meetings across the state for farmers interested in learning about the new Dairy Revenue Protection program, a new federal insurance tool, with a quarterly payout to dairy farms when milk revenue falls below their insured revenue level. Mark Stephenson Director of the UW-Center for Dairy Profitability will provide a […]

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2019 CAFO Workshops

UWEX and DNR have scheduled 8 locations for the 2019 CAFO workshops. Feel free to include the dates in upcoming newsletters. More details and registration brochures will be distributed locally by the host agents soon. DATE Registration Time Meal Program Start Location Local Contact Registration Contact Feb 4 7 am 7:30 AM 8:00 AM Tundra […]

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Upcoming BQA Certification Workshops in Southwest Wisconsin

There are 3 more BQA Certification workshops in Southwest Wisconsin in December: UWEX Grant County will be hosting on December 19, 2018 registration at 5:30 p.m. with a 6:00 p.m. start at the Bloomington Livestock Exchange, 9663 County Hwy. A, Bloomington, Wisconsin.  Please RSVP to Grant County UW-Extension (608-723-2125). UWEX Iowa County will be hosting […]

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County Food Pantries

  Below are updated lists of food pantries for Lafayette County, Green County, Grant County, and Iowa County. Lafayette Cty Food pantry Spanish Grant Cty Food pantry Spanish Iowa Cty Food pantry Spanish Green County Food Pantry Flyer Lafayette County Food Pantries Grant Cty Food Resource Guide 17.docx Iowa County Food Pantries

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Resilient Farm Women

Join us for a FREE workshop: “Working Through Changing Times” – November 1st at the United Methodist Church, Monroe. 8:30 a.m. registration, 9:00 a.m.  – 2:30 p.m. workshop Click on the link for more information: Resilient Farm Women 8.5×11 poster  

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Farmer to Farmer helps local farmers connect

Website helps facilitate feed commodity sales Farmer to Farmer website helps local farmers connect PUBLISHED ON September 30, 2018 MADISON — As Wisconsin farmers continue to recover from recent extreme weather events and move into the harvesting season, it can sometimes be difficult to find a market for either selling or buying needed crops. The […]

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Helping cows keep their cool

New UW researcher and Wis. dairy farm collaborate on animal welfare research PUBLISHED ON September 30, 2018 MADISON — On hot days, the cows at Rosy-Lane Holsteins are given cool showers while they’re being milked. And the farm’s newborn calves are housed in pairs to enhance their social and cognitive development. Jennifer Van Os wants […]

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Corn Disease and Mycotoxins

What to Expect from Stalk Rot and Mycotoxins in Severely Diseased and Damaged Corn September 11, 2018/in Corn, Corn Disease, Ear rot, Mycotoxins, Stalk rot, Tar Spot, Urgent /by damonsmith Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Corn is looking pretty rugged in many areas of the Wisconsin corn belt. Areas in […]

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