Building Knowledge About Wisconsin’s Cover Crops: A Data Collection Project

BUILDING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT WISCONSIN’S COVER CROPS: A DATA COLLECTION PROJECT UW-Madison researchers are continuing and expand a project that started in 2020 to help advance cover crop use in Wisconsin. They are looking for farmers to share information about the use of cover crops on their farms.  Participants fill out a very simple survey and […]

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture “Coffee Chats”

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start it’s summer online ‘Coffee Chats’ series on Monday July 12th at 10 a.m. ‘Coffee Chats’ will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) through August 2021 and again from November 2021-March 2022. The […]

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2021 UW Cover Crop Plot Tour

A group of farmers from southern Wisconsin recently asked whether they could visit our cover crop research plots at Arlington Agricultural Research Station; our answer was: “absolutely; and why not partner up with other UW Extension colleagues and also invite our clientele from other parts of the state?!” Event Description: Join us on July 01 from 1:00 p.m. […]

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Insect Pest Management in Small Gardens

Do you have raised bed gardens, plants in containers, or a small community garden plot? Have you also dealt with insects and want to know how to reduce their damage? If so, this talk is for you. This webinar will discuss a variety of different approaches to manage insect pests in small garden settings. This […]

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How do Pesticides Affect Pollinators and Songbirds in Your Yard?

Maybe you’ve heard news stories about declines in pollinators and songbirds. On Tuesday, June 1st from Noon to 1 p.m., we’ll take a look at what research studies have found about how pesticides affect pollinators and songbirds, and then check out examples of what people have done to help in their yards and communities. Presenter: […]

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Badger Crop Connect

The Badger Crop Connect series is returning for 2021, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. CCA and CEUs are available. Register for the spring 2021 sessions at: https://go.wisc.edu/bccspring2021. Upcoming webinars: May 12: Corn and Insect Update – Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Extension Corn Specialist & Bryan Jensen, UW-Madison Extension Crop Entomologist […]

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Community Project Opportunity

The Monroe County Invasive Species Working Group (MCISWG) is a partnership of agencies, tribes and private citizens with a mission to help manage invasive species and educate Monroe County residents. Purple loosestrife is an invasive plant of wetlands, it is not native to Wisconsin, or the US. Once it gets going can quickly dominate our […]

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I-29 Moo University

The I-29 Moo University Collaboration will host its seventh annual Dairy Beef Short Course March 23. This year the educational opportunity will be offered as a webinar rather than face-to-face due to the COVID-19 situation. The event is geared toward producers and industry involved in dairy beef production but is open to the public. “The […]

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Pasture Weed Management

Farm Ready Research is Extension’s agriculture winter webinar series for farmers and ag professionals. Join the webinars to learn the most up-to-date information on topics from dairy and livestock to farm management resources. Sessions run through April 2021. See a full list of topics and register at go.wisc.edu/FarmReadyResearch. UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Feeder […]

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Building a Positive Farm Business Culture, with Employee Safety & Health

Farm Ready Research is Extension’s agriculture winter webinar meeting series for farmers and ag professionals. Join the webinars to learn the most up-to-date information on topics from dairy and livestock production to farm management resources. Farm Management Friday Sessions begin in January 2021 and run through April 2021. Each session will start at 11 a.m. […]

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