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Last chance for blueberry fix as season winds down

APG Wisconsin

August 31, 2019

Hauser said if someone wanted to launch a backyard berry hobby, his plants come with a full explanation of their environmental and maintenance needs from soil to sun.

But Hauser also urged aspiring berry green thumbs to talk to Bayfield County UW-Extension ag agent Jason Fischbach, who stands ready to help landowners from plowing the ground to maintaining their hard-earned patch.


Wisconsin agriculture generates $105 billion


August 29, 2019

Despite weak commodity prices agriculture remains an important part of Wisconsin’s economy, according to Steven Deller, University of Wisconsin-Division of Extension community-development economist and professor.


The best practice for weaning

August 29, 2019

Weaning is a critical time for growth of a heifer. To talk about the best practices achieved during good weaning, the News at Noon was joined by Heather Schlesser Dairy Agent for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension.


Farm-City Day is educational


August 29, 2019

With fewer farms in the state and the large number of kids with no experience around agriculture, the Chippewa Valley Farm-City Day hopes to educate the community about modern agriculture practices.


Industrial hemp growing in Chippewa Falls

Chippewa Herald

August 27, 2019

Carl Duley, Buffalo County UW-Extension agriculture agent, also has an industrial hemp test field in his county. The Chippewa Falls site is among four trial field sites across the state.