Dairy Margin Coverage Program Enrollment for 2021 Now Open

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has begun accepting applications for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for 2021 enrollment. Signup runs through Dec. 11, 2020. Producers can utilize an online dairy decision tool to determine the appropriate level of coverage for their specific dairy operation. The decision tool is […]

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Watch the video: Interview with Dr. María José Fuenzalida

Join us as Dr.María José Fuenzalida explains her new factsheet entitled, “Impact of Heat Stress in mammary gland development and health in dairy cows”
This interview conducted by Heather Schlesser with the Marathon County Extension office highlights the main takeaways of the new factsheet.
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The Plight of a US Dairy Farm

The Voelker family’s dairy farm in Wisconsin has been around since 1942. However, economic pressures have led the family to sell off their remaining cows. Learn more about their history at this interview with the BBC News The plight of a US dairy farm. Video by Angélica M Casas If you are going through a […]

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Bilingual Agricultural Chemical Safety Videos Now Available

Objectives of the video series are to educate dairy farm employees about the potential risks of handling agricultural chemicals and the safety measures to keep themselves safe. Since many employees own smartphones, videos are available on YouTube to provide easy access. The videos covered in the series are (English/Spanish): Introduction to agricultural chemical safety/Introducción a […]

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