Wood County successfully hosted the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin for a second time

The 65th Wisconsin Farm Technology Days brought together food producers, industry professionals and local consumers to showcase the latest innovations in agricultural technology. The three-day outdoor event attracts over 40,000 people each year, operating across 400+ acres of a host family’s farm for field harvest demonstrations, parking and the trade show. About 800 commercial exhibitors […]

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Connect with UW-Extension agriculture experts at UW-Extension Education Station

Visitors to Wisconsin Farm Technology Days can connect with University of Wisconsin-Extension specialists and agents about the latest research they are conducting as it relates to dairy, farm business, and water.

Specialist Central, located in the UW-Extension Education Station will feature interactive discussions with UW-Extension specialists, each day focusing on a specific topic.

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2016 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Wrap-Up

Congratulations to Walworth County for hosting a successful 2016 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (WFTD). Walworth County did a terrific job hosting the event, which is the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin and one of the largest in the nation.

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Free well water testing at Farm Technology Days

All visitors to Wisconsin Farm Technology Days who bring a well water sample can have it tested for nitrate, the most common health-related contaminant found in Wisconsin’s groundwater. University of Wisconsin-Extension will offer the free on-the-spot test, and it will only take a few minutes to get the results. To take advantage of this free and easy water testing, please bring one cup of your well water in any clean container to the Progress Pavilion.

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UW Weed Experts provide information to identify and control weeds in your crops and gardens

Mild temperatures and ample rainfall have resulted in another year of rampant weed growth. Is your field, garden or yard covered with weeds? Do you know what they are and how to manage them? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider attending Wisconsin Farm Technology Days on July 19-21, 2016 in Walworth County. At this event University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison weed specialists will help identify your weed species as well as give you management options.

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