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Create Your THRIVING Food Business at Virtual 2-Day FEED Summit

November 14 – 15th, 2022 FEED Summit VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2022 Theme: “Be a THRIVING Food Entrepreneur!”   Who Should Attend? ASPIRING ENTREPRENEURS in the IDEATION Phase: Entrepreneurs in the ideation phase generally have a great idea, have a skill, or have a key resource or property, but haven’t started selling their goods or services yet. EARLY ENTREPRENEURS in […]

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Nutrient & Pest Management Program — The Latest Bumper Crop Videos

New: Herbicide Considerations When Interseeding Cover Crops NPM Program Southwest Regional Specialist Daniel Smith has a conversation with UW-Madison & Extension Organic Agriculture Specialist Erin Silva on some of the main considerations for weed management and herbicide use in an interseeded corn cropping system. Lessons learned from seven years of observations are shared. View the video […]

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Protecting Wisconsin From Avian Influenza

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) The WI DNR has announced that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been detected in wild birds in 5 counties. It is critical that poultry owners do everything they can to protect their flocks &, if possible, move their birds indoors. Want to know what you […]

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WI Nonprofits Connect to Learn

Fundraising & Donor Relations This is a 5-week virtual training program that will meet via Zoom Wednesdays (Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm: October 12 – November 9) and offers optional, open virtual workspace with Extension professionals on Fridays 11am-12:00pm (October 14 – November 11). Virtual content-delivery dates are paired with self-paced individualized, asynchronous study utilizing technology tools from […]

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Artificial Insemination Training

Join Extension in learning how to Artificially Inseminate your own cattle.  When and Where: Online:  September 27th & 29th, 7–9pm In Person:  October 6th, 4–6:30pm and Oct 7th, 9am–Noon at Bach Farms, W861 Co Rd A, Dorchester, WI This four (partial) day workshop is designed for educating beef and dairy producers about: The benefits of using […]

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Maximizing Corn Silage Yield and Quality

Corn silage is unique compared to other multi-cut forage systems, such as alfalfa, as there is only one opportunity to harvest the crop annually. Therefore, farmers, agronomists, and agricultural professionals must diligently monitor corn silage acres to identify the optimal harvest time to maximize forage yield and quality, as well as to ensure the proper […]

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Buying and Selling Corn Silage: What’s a Fair Price?

Pricing corn silage is a difficult decision because it often comes at a time when the emotions of sellers and buyers are high. The seller has the opportunity to sell a corn field for either silage or grain and incorporate the fertilizer value of the stover back into the field. The buyer has the opportunity […]

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Donating to Food Pantries

While food pantries need food donations all year long, the fall and winter often are a time for food drives and extra individual donations. This recent UW-Extension article gives guidelines for making your food donations.

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