Check our Calendar of Events

Need to check details for an event, verify a date, or find a location? Check our new Calendar of Events, which you can access from the menu at the top of the page. This is a one-stop calendar for all of our events – 4-H, agriculture workshops, classes, etc., but it is a work in […]

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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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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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