Latest News and Information

Preventing Spread of Weed Seeds from Field to Field This Fall News Release, Sept. 21, 2021
Corn Grain Harvest and Tar Spot Video, September 9, 2021
Tar Spot on Corn and Silage Harvest Video, September 9, 2021
Harvest Considerations for Corn Fields with Tar Spot News Release, Sept. 8, 2021
UW Weed Science Program Seeking Waterhemp Seeds for Herbicide Resistance Project News Release, Sept. 3, 2021
What is Going on With the Lilacs?? News Release August 26, 2021
Industrial Hemp Field Days Slated for August 17, 18 and 25, 2021 News Release August 11, 2021
Japanese Beetle Considerations News Release July 20, 2021
Building Knowledge About Wisconsin’s Cover Crops: A Data Collection Project News Release July 13, 2021
Cover Crops Field Day Scheduled for July 1st at Arlington Research Station News Release June 22, 2021
Youth Tractor and Machinery Safety Certification Course Offered June 14 through 16 News Release May 14, 2021
New Wisconsin Custom Farm Rate Guide Now Available News Release April 28, 2021
Jumping Worms: The Impacts of a New Soil Invader Webinar Slated for April 21st News Release April 14, 2021
Tips for Controlling Crabgrass in Your Lawn News Release April 1, 2021
Early Season Growing Tips News Release March 25, 2021
I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course to be Held Virtually News Release March 12, 2021
Badger Crop Connect to Resume Timely Growing Season Updates News Release March 1, 2021
Pasture Weed Management Webinar March 9, 2021 News Release February 25, 2021
Midwest Manure Summit News Release February 11, 2021
WI Beef Special Edition on Management of Newly Weaned Calves in the Feedlot News Release January 29, 2021
Getting Garden Seeds During a Pandemic 2021 News Release January 21, 2021
Focus on Forage Webinar Series Begins January 13, 2021 News Release January 8, 2021

2020 News Releases

Resources for Different Ag Related Subjects

2020 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide for Field Work
Corn Silage Pricing Spreadsheet- 2018 update
Agriculture’s Economic Impact in Monroe County 2019

Wisconsin IOH (Implements of Husbandry) Permitting Information Websites

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Website on IOH rules and permitting
UW Extension site on IOH information

Farm Management Pages

Farm Land Rental Fact Sheet (pdf)
Wisconsin Farm Succession Professionals Network Dec. 2020 Newsletter (pdf)
UW Center for Dairy Profitability
Iowa State Ag Decision Maker
Center for Farm Financial Management- Univ. of Minnesota

Beef Resources

Wisconsin Beef Information Center
Western Wisconsin Beef Producer Fall Newsletter (pdf)

Land Use and Direct Marketing

Local Land Use Regulations for Roadside Produce Stands and Signs (2 pages, 110 KB .pdf) …Are you considering a roadside stand for selling your agricultural products? Check out this handout regarding local (county and municipal) land use regulations that you should consider.

Links of Interest


If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Monroe County, please contact:

Bill Halfman
Agricultural Agent
Extension Monroe County
206 South K Street
Sparta, WI 54656
Phone: 608-269-8722
Fax: 608-366-1809

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