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Nutrient Management Planning

These courses are in partnership with the Marathon, Clark, Lincoln, Taylor and Wood county UW-Extension offices and the county conservation departments from Marathon, Clark, Lincoln, Taylor and Wood counties.  

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Ag 2021-2022 ‘Coffee Chat’ Series

Madison, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will be starting it’s statewide online ‘Coffee Chats’ Fall/Winter 2021/22 series, Thursday, December 2nd, 2021 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Katie Wantoch, UW-Division of Extension, County Educator in Dunn County will be joined by Corey Gertner, Tax Accountant, GreenStone […]

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BQA Certification Dates Offered!

Beef Quality Assurance Beef Quality Assurance is a nationally coordinated, state-implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers on how common sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental conditions. BQA guidelines are designed to make certain all beef consumers […]

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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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Register Today for the StrongBodies Program!

Sign up today for sessions starting in January. Classes in Goodrich, Medford, Rib Lake and Online! The StrongBodies™ is a national evidence-based strength training program developed at Tufts University and is aimed at mid-life and older women and men.  The benefits of strength training have been studied extensively and include increased muscle mass, strength, and […]

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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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2022 Cattle Feeder Clinic

The University of Wisconsin-Extension will be holding the annual Cattle Feeders Workshops at locations around the state February 28th through March 2nd.  In person workshops and virtual options are available. Dr. Galen Erickson, University of Nebraska Extension Beef Feedlot Specialist, will present information on two different topics.  The first is a discussion on using Enogen […]

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