Wisconsin Local Food Locator

A growing interest in eating local foods has led to the development of the Wisconsin Local Food Locator. This new website helps consumers find local food producers/vendors (farmers markets, farm food stands, CSAs, and other local sources) and provides producers with a way to let consumers know where they are located and what they sell. […]

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Ag Plastic Recycling Coming Back to Taylor County

Revolution Plastics is expanding their baling plants to Appleton and Eau Claire, and they are now looking at serving Taylor County. Revolution Plastics provides farms and dairies with free, on-farm ag and silage plastic collection including a dumpster in which to store your ag plastic. If you are interested, see the Revolution Plastics Ag Plastic […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)

NEW: Producer and Youth Producer Guide to the Veterinary Feed Directive (4 page pdf) The Veterinary Feed Directive(VFD) rules enacted in October 2015 require livestock farmers to correctly apply VFD Orders and retain all VFD Orders for two (2) years, producing them for inspection when requested to do so. VFD Orders may be stored electronically […]

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Implements of Husbandry and Agricultural Commercial Vehicles News

A new interactive map from DATCP allows users to check what regulations apply to travel by farm vehicles and equipment on federal, state, county, and local roads. This tool may be especially useful for those who use roads in neighboring counties. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has an overview of the regulations that apply. The […]

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Growing Soybeans?

If you grow soybeans, UW-Extension has a new website, CoolBean.info, dedicated to soybean research and information for growers. The site also includes information about small grains: barley, oat, and wheat. The site is sponsored by the Wisconsin Soybean Extension Program and the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board. One report on the site that may be of […]

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Pricing Hay? Try the New UW-Extension App

May 18, 2015 Contact: Greg Blonde, UW-Extension Waupaca County, 715-258-6230 or greg.blonde@ces.uwex.edu Waupaca, Wis. – It’s that time of the year when fresh mowed hay fills the air across Wisconsin, which also means many farmers and rural neighbors will be negotiating the sale of standing hay. An estimated 2.5 million acres of dry hay and […]

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