FDL County Corn Silage Dry Down: Tuesdays Aug 25-Sept 8

The Fond du Lac County Forage Council and Extension are hosting the 2020 Corn Silage Dry Down Days on three consecutive Tuesdays: August 25, September 1, and September 8 at Country Visions Cooperative, 457 W 11th Street, Fond du Lac. No fee Morning of the dry down day, cut 4 to 5 stalks at chopper […]

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Badger Crop Connect – July 1

July 1, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Register by 5:00 PM on June 30: https://go.wisc.edu/3n0680  Badger Crop Connect is a new crop production webinar series developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Crops and Soils Program for the 2020 growing season. Badger Crop Connect’s goal is to bring agronomists, crops consultants and farmers timely crop updates for […]

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Resources for Wisconsin Farmers Applying for CFAP Payments

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) requires farmers to convert their 2019 crop production and unpriced crop inventories on hand on January 15, 2020 to dry grain equivalents. Additional UW tools and resources are available. Farmers can follow these steps to complete the CFAP Payment Application: Determine which crops grown in 2019 are eligible for payments. Calculate 2019 […]

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Badger Crop Connect – May 20

Badger Crop Connect May 20, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Register by 5:00 PM on May 19: https://go.wisc.edu/jn9z00 Badger Crop Connect is a new webinar series developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Crops and Soils Program to bring farmers and agronomists timely crop updates for the state of Wisconsin. This will be a bi-weekly webinar starting […]

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4/23 Crop Update & Feeding Byproducts Webinar

Crop Update & Feeding Byproducts Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Register by 4:30 pm, April 22 at https://go.wisc.edu/nlgp93 Over the last several weeks, the dairy industry has experienced increased turmoil. We’ve heard about milk being dumped, grocery stores limiting milk purchases, dairy markets sliding, and processors asking farms for reduced milk production.  What […]

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Interested in learning more about cover crops?

The University of Wisconsin’s Nutrient and Pest Management (NPM) Program works with a wide range of partners to promote agricultural practices for protecting water quality while maintaining or improving farm profitability. The NPM Program serves Wisconsin farmers and the agricultural professionals who assist them. The program links farmers and researchers allowing for the exchange of knowledge on […]

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What’s Standing Alfalfa Worth in 2020?

One of the challenges for pricing standing hay is the lack of an established commodity market like corn or soybeans. Another challenge is multiple cuttings with different quality and yield, versus a single year end harvest for grain crops. As a result, the price for standing hay often varies from farm to farm, even between […]

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Crop Input Resources for Low Margins

During these times of lower profitability each management decision is also a financial opportunity that can help a farm achieve a profitability. UW-Madison Extension Crop & Soils Program Area provides University resources designed to help you approach each crop production and marketing decision as an opportunity to be more efficient and with a financially beneficial […]

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Farm Bill ARC/PLC Informational Meeting

UW-Madison Extension will be offering a Farm Bill ARC/PLC informational meeting on January 24th, 10:00 AM on the UW-Oshkosh at Fond du Lac campus in room AE 205-206. The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced signup is underway for the PLC and ARC Program election. The FSA offices administer the program signup and have announced […]

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January 2020 Ag Newsletter Available

The January 2020 Ag Newsletter is now available! Click the link above for the following articles: Happy New Year Udder Cloth Towel Management Herbicide Comparison for Residual Waterhemp Control in Corn 2020 Wisconsin Farm & Home Award Applications Hay Market Report 12.23.2019 Save the Date: Pesticide Applicator Training Additional Links and attachments included this month […]

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