Tractor Safety Certification Course – 2019

Youth under 16 must be certified to operate tractors on public roads or work near dangerous equipment on farms. Certification may be obtained by successfully completing the Tractor and Farm Machinery Safety Training Course offered by Extension Taylor County. This program is open to youth: ages 12-15 (must be at least 12 years of age […]

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Alfalfa Stand Assessment and Alternative Forages

Several fact sheets are available on alfalfa stand assessment and alternative forages that can be planted. These include Alfalfa Stand Assessment A3620 (.pdf) The three links below feature the titled articles and also provide access to pdf versions. Forage Options Following Alfalfa Winterkill Emergency Forage Options Fall-Grown Oat Forages: Unique Quality Characteristics Forage Options by […]

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Pricing Standing Hay 2019

What’s Standing Alfalfa Worth in 2019? * One of the challenges when pricing standing hay is the lack of a formal commodity market like we have for corn or soybeans. Another challenge is multiple cuttings during the same growing season versus a single year-end harvest for grain crops often with more variation in quality, as […]

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2019 Beef Preview Show

Showmanship & Steer and Open Heifer Shows Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Taylor County Fairgrounds Held in conjunction with the 11th Annual Beef Round-up Hosted by North Central Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association 2019 NCWCA Preview Show Rules

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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 […]

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