January 4, 2021 Ag Newsletter Now Online

Your Ag team at Extension Fond du Lac County has moved our newsletter to your email! If you’re not already receiving it, take a minute to sign up with this form. Recent FDL County Ag Updates contain the following timely news: Happy New Year! Disbudding and Dehorning Considerations Center for Dairy Profitability Dairy Situation and […]

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December 21 Ag Newsletter Now Online

Your Ag team at Extension Fond du Lac County has moved our newsletter to your email! If you’re not already receiving it, take a minute to sign up with this form. Recent FDL County Ag Updates contain the following timely news: Happy Holidays! Do They Grow? December Dairy Situation and Outlook Hay Market Report December […]

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Farmland Markets and Leasing Contracts Webinar

Did you know that under Wisconsin statutes, a farmland lease for more than one year must be in writing and signed by both parties in order to be enforceable? Leasing land without a written lease can get messy quickly. As Phil Harris, former Ag Law Specialist for UW-Madison Extension once said, “If you’re entering into […]

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December 7 Ag Newsletter Now Online

Your Ag team at Extension Fond du Lac County has moved our newsletter to your email! If you’re not already receiving it, take a minute to sign up with this form. Recent FDL County Ag Updates contain the following timely news: Badger Dairy Insight Zoom Focuses on Calf Management Updated PAT Certification 2020 UW Crop […]

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UPDATED Private Pesticide Applicator Certification

Due to COVID-19, WDATCP is extending certifications that expire from January 31, 2020 through November 30, 2021 to December 31, 2021. If this extension does not apply to you, a new Online Temporary Certification is available and expires December 31, 2021. Please visit https://patstore.wisc.edu for details and registration. MANUALS: Manuals are $30 and available through […]

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November 30 Ag Newsletter Now Online

Your Ag team at Extension Fond du Lac County has moved our newsletter to your email! If you’re not already receiving it, take a minute to sign up with this form. Recent FDL County Ag Updates contain the following timely news: Calf Success: The First 24 Hours Center for Dairy Profitability Dairy Situation & Outlook […]

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Calf Success: The First 24 Hours

Birth and the time immediately after is the most hazardous time in the life of a dairy calf. On average, between 5 and 7 percent of calves on U.S. dairy farms are either stillborn or die in the first 48 hours of life.  As care takers, we can provide best management practices the first 24 hours to help […]

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November 23 Ag Newsletter Now Online

Your Ag team at Extension Fond du Lac County has moved our newsletter to your email! If you’re not already receiving it, take a minute to sign up with this form. Recent FDL County Ag Updates contain the following timely news: Happy Thanksgiving Why All The Fuss About Calf Pair Housing? November 2020 Dairy Situation […]

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Private Pesticide Applicator Certification

We made some changes and added new options to this year’s program to help keep our communities safer. MANUALS: Manuals are $30 and available through the following options: Online at https://patstore.wisc.edu Mail-order form at https://go.wisc.edu/patbook and send it with a check. In-person at the Fond du Lac Extension office. Call for availability. Masks are required. […]

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November 16 Ag Newsletter Now Online

Your Ag team at Extension Fond du Lac County has moved our newsletter to your email! If you’re not already receiving it, take a minute to sign up with this form. Recent FDL County Ag Updates contain the following timely news: Heart of the Farm Coffee Chat Series Two Heads Are Better Than One – […]

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