Dairy and Livestock


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 […]

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.

Impact of Heat Stress in Cows

What is heat stress in dairy cattle? How can you best estimate the impact of heat on your cows?  Future milk production of both cows and their calves can be negatively impacted by heat stress. Read  more here: Heat stress affects mammary gland development in cows

Hispanic Workers Training Initiative- Local Dairy Farmer’s Input on Topics and Training Locations

Dear local dairy farmer, Provide your feedback on any topics that would benefit your farm and interest your employees PROVIDE YOUR FEEDBACK HERE , we look forward to your responses.

Finding information about forages not commonly found in Wisconsin

To find information about forages not commonly found in Wisconsin Visit USDA PLANTS Database

Farmer to Farmer Website Links Buyers to Sellers

Farmer to Farmer Forage and Corn website allows local farmers to get in touch with one another.The website is free of charge for both buyers and sellers.

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