Cattle Feeders Workshops

Be in the know about the upcoming market and healthcare changes. Attend the Cattle Feeders workshop for more details about 2023 market opportunities, antibiotic and implant use changes, and how to improve your handling facilities and stockmanship UW-Madison Cattle Feeders Clinic will be held at the Country Aire in Stratford on Monday, February 13, 2023, […]

Artificial Insemination Training

Join Extension in learning how to Artificially Inseminate your own cattle.  When and Where: Online:  April 18-19th from 7 – 9 p.m. In Person:  April 27th from 4 – 6:30 p.m. and April 28th from 9 a.m. – Noon at Bach Farms, W861 Co Rd A, Dorchester, WI This four (partial) day workshop is designed for […]

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 can […]

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.

National Agricultural Statistics Service – Wisconsin

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a […]

Growing Industrial Hemp

Growing Industrial Hemp in Wisconsin Visit the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection for information about how to grow industrial hemp under the pilot research program that was newly authorized by the Wisconsin Legislature. From the DATCP website, you may access links to additional industrial hemp information, and you may register to receive […]

Wisconsin Local Food Locator

A growing interest in eating local foods has led to the development of the Wisconsin Local Food Locator. This new website helps consumers find local food producers/vendors (farmers markets, farm food stands, CSAs, and other local sources) and provides producers with a way to let consumers know where they are located and what they sell. […]

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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