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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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2021-2022 4-H Enrollment is OPEN

Today’s Wisconsin 4-H programming encompasses all interests including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), agriculture and animal science, arts and communications, leadership, healthy living, international exchange and more. 4-H emphasizes youth development through programs that engage members in learning by doing. Research shows that youth involved in 4-H get better grades, are more prepared for […]

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Artificial Insemination Training

Join Extension in learning how to Artificially Inseminate your own cattle. This four partial day workshop is designed for educating beef and dairy producers about: The benefits of using Artificial Insemination instead of a bull The importance of proper heat detection and the tools available to help you detect heat Learning various estrous synchronization protocols […]

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Wisconsin Childcare Business Initiative

Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative

Extension is proud to be facilitating the Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative – a business development opportunity for childcare providers with support from Wisconsin Early Childhood Association and Wisconsin Small Business Development Center. Wisconsin Child Care Business Initiative includes workshops on essential topics, individual planning with professional business consultants, and networking with presenters and classmates. […]

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Register Today for the StrongBodies Program!

StrongBodies programs are back, sign up today for sessions starting in September. 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 […]

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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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