Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Information

Recent outbreaks of avian influenza on Midwest poultry farms have raised many questions. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has provided several fact sheets on the Avian Influenza Information Resources page of their website. Lisa Olson-McDonald, West Central Regional Director of Wisconsin Emergency Management, has recommended these two fact sheets in […]

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Updated for 2014 – Taylor County Ag: Value & Economic Impact

Do you know? Agriculture provides 4,307 jobs for Taylor County residents, almost 37% of the county’s workforce. Agriculture contributes $288 million to the county’s total income. Agriculture generates $972.5 million in economic activity in Taylor County. On-farm milk production and milk sales account for $88 million and processing into dairy products another $556.2 million. Local […]

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Updated Custom Rate Guide available

The 2013 NASS Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide has been released. Inside you will find land tillage, fertilizer and chemical application, planting, manure services, hay and haylage harvest, corn silage services, grain and corn stalk harvesting, grain drying, and machinery rental.

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Have hay to sell? Post it on the Farmer to Farmer website

While many farmers around the state may be experiencing challenges to finding hay and feed supplies, other farmers may be in the position where they have hay to sell. If you are a farmer in that fortunate position, UW-Extension’s Farmer to Farmer website serves as an excellent venue to sell your hay.

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