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.
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.
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.
Jamie Pfaff, an agriculture educator for UW-Extension in Jackson County, hosted a field day at the end of July for Smith to talk with local farmers about pest and disease management practices they can use this season.
That lack of information is why UW-Madison launched a research project to study how best to grow industrial hemp. The project is a partnership between the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and UW’s Division of Extension.
Josh Kamps, agriculture educator with UW-Extension Lafayette County, who co-hosted an education station at the field day with Isermann, talked about soil functions, quality indicators and properties before taking attendees down into a soil pit to see how water infiltrates the soil.