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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Midwest Manure Summit

The 2021 Midwest Manure Summit is going virtual! This free, online event, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Extension Dairy Team and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will be held on February 24th from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. via Zoom. As in previous years, the Midwest Manure Summit will feature leading researchers and […]

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Is Fair Equal?

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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Management of Newly Weaned Calves in the Feedlot

The UW Madison Division of Extension Beef Program Team will be hosting Dr. Dan Thomson, DVM, Iowa State University to discuss Management of Newly Weaned Calves in the Feedlot. The transition from weaning to the feedlot is often the most stressful time in a feedlot animal’s life. Successful transition of the calf during this time […]

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Beans & Bull

The Beans & Bull event is a new series of online meetings to connect Wisconsin farmers with new research and techniques to improve their crop management practices. This event is being organized by the Wisconsin Soybean Association (WSA), the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB), and the UW-Madison Extension Program. Industry experts will be covering various […]

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Farmer Focus Groups

UW Extension and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s (DATCP) Farm Center are partnering on a project to learn about farmers’/farm families’ unique challenges and stressors. This information will be used to teach health care and mental health care professionals about farm life and farm culture so they can better support their patients/clients […]

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Focus on Forage Webinar Series Begins January 13, 2021

Forages are an important crop in Wisconsin. Hay and Haylage accounts for over 2.3 million acres and with a current market value of over 1.1 billion dollars in Wisconsin, in the most recent summary of agricultural production in Wisconsin. Forages feed our beef, dairy, sheep and goat industries and are also an important crop in […]

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ARC and PLC Signup Recommendations for 2021 for Wisconsin Farmers

Wisconsin farmers are choosing ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) or PLC (Price Loss Coverage) for their program base acres. Signup runs until March 5, 2021 at the Farm Service Agency. For Monroe County please call 608-269-8136.  Signup for DMC and DMC and CFAP2 just ended, so it’s time for ARC/PLC signup. Dr. Paul D. Mitchell, Professor […]

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