Looking Ahead for Dairy

Over the last couple months, 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 continued reduced milk production.  What is going on and what can we do to get through this? “Looking Ahead for Dairy” is the fifth […]

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Badger Crop Connect

This 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 May 20th and continuing through September. Every webinar will have CCA CEUs available. Credits available for this webinar […]

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2020 Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Series

Western Wisconsin will be a host to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture new online ‘Coffee Chats’ weekly series starting Tuesday, May 12th -Tuesday, June 2nd, 7:00-8:00 p.m. The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference series is an Extension program that addresses the needs of farm women […]

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What Farmers Need to Know About PPP and EIDL

Join the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension for a webinar about the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) business support programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on small businesses. This session is specifically for farmers/farm businesses wanting to learn more about the Paycheck Protection […]

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Managing the Surplus: Strategies for Reducing Milk Production

To support producers and industry professionals with decision-making regarding recent production restrictions placed on some dairy producers, University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension will be offering a Managing the Surplus: Strategies to Manage Milk Production webinar on May 6, 2020, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Due to the recent reduction in dairy product […]

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Financial Support Programs & Continuing the Legacy of Agriculture

The “Financial Support Programs & Continuing the Legacy of Agriculture” webinar hosted by UW-Madison Extension, will be the fourth webinar in the “Farm Management Through a Crisis: Part of the Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times Series”. May 7 Agenda: Overview of PPP, EIDL and PUA: Details for Farmers, Joy Kirkpatrick, Outreach Specialist, UW-Madison Center for Dairy […]

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Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times

Over the last several weeks, the dairy industry has experienced increased turmoil. We’ve heard about milk being dumped, grocery stores limiting purchases, markets sliding, and processors asking farms for reduced milk production. What is going on and what can we do?  The “Grain, Beef, & Cow Markets” webinar on April 30, from 1 – 2:30 p.m., […]

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Let’s Talk Lawns

Join this virtual meeting on Tuesday, April 28th from 2 – 3:30 p.m., with UW Turfgrass Extension Specialist, Doug Soldat, to hear the latest science about lawn care.  Learn tips and tricks for making your lawn healthy while protecting the environment. Dr. Soldat will also answer questions from participants regarding lawns. The program is free, […]

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Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program

Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) now open to agricultural enterprises. The Small Business Administration (SBA) was given direction in the CARES Act to modify their loan program for economic injury disaster loans (EIDL) to offer more favorable terms for businesses affected by COVID-19. However, the first round of EIDL funding for COVID-19 did not allow […]

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