Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Meetings scheduled for December

Contact: Matt Ruark, (608) 263-2889, mdruark@wisc.edu The University of Wisconsin-Extension will host eight Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Meetings around the state to provide research updates in the field of soil fertility and nutrient management in December. Topics include: – Nitrogen management of small grains and sweet corn – Nutrient management for no-till production – […]

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Carrie Laboski receives 2011 Pound Extension Award

Contact: John Shutske, (608) 262-1445, shutske@wisc.edu Madison, Wis. – Carrie Laboski, University of Wisconsin-Madison associate professor and UW-Extension soil scientist, received the 2011 Pound Award for her Extension work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Laboski was recognized for her work that helps producers make wise nutrient management decisions for […]

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How to get the greatest economic benefit out of a manure digester

Contact: Abby Huibregtse, 920-834-6849, abby.huibregtse@ces.uwex.edu Bedding and co-feeding are two important factors that affect the economic sustainability of manure digesters on dairy farms according to Dr. Dana Kirk of Michigan State University and a speaker at the upcoming Midwest Manure Summit. The type and quantity of bedding used on a dairy impacts biogas production and […]

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