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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From Field to Barn

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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From Field to Barn

December 2019 Ag Newsletter Available!

The December 2019 Ag Newsletter is now available! Click the link above for the following articles: Strategic Planning-Three Simple Questions Transporting Cattle & Cold Weather Organizing Your Financial Information for Farm Succession Proper Ventilation Crucial for Healthy Calves Save the Date: Building our Dairy Future: Robotic Milking Systems Performance & Efficiency Additional Links and attachments […]

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Registration is Open for January 7, 2020 Agronomy Update Meeting

The January 7, 2020 Agronomy Update in Fond du Lac hosts UW-Madison Agronomists Joe Lauer and Shawn Conley to discuss the following topics: CORN Post-mortem of the 2019 corn planting season Variability of the 2019 trials and what it means for selecting hybrids Corn nutrient uptake during grain filling The corn stover project SOYBEANS & […]

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Register for the 2019 Dairy-Forage Day

Registration is open for the Fond du Lac County Forage Council & UW-Madison Extension annual Dairy-Forage Day. The agenda includes lunch and the following speakers: John Goeser, Research and Innovation Director of Animal Nutrition, Rock River Laboratories and UW-Madison Dairy Science Adjunct Professor “Optimizing nutrition programs after winter and tumultuous growing seasons” Wyatt Smith, Dairy Specialist, VitaPlus […]

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