Extension Soybean Recommendations

Soybean Planting Recommendations Extension Soybean State Specialist, Shawn Conley, has released his planting date, seeding rate, and seed treatment recommendations for the 2020 growing season! Check out the blog post and his website for other useful information regarding soybeans and small grains. Call or email Crops and Soils Educator, Chelsea Zegler, with any questions.   […]

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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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Responding to Stress

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. The farming community is not immune to stress; ongoing economic conditions in agriculture are taking a toll on farm families and their rural communities. “Understanding stress and how chronic stress impacts all aspects of life and then learning how to manage stress are essential for one’s health and our rural […]

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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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