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Extension Offering Pork Quality Assurance Certification Training

The University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension will be hosting a Pork Quality Assurance certification class Wednesday, December 18th, 2019, at 10:00 AM, at the Ag Service & Education Center in Baldwin.  We expect this training to be approx. 2 hours long. New to PQA, online certification is open to both new certifications […]

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Options for Wet Corn, Immature Corn and a Challenging Harvest

Options for wet corn, immature corn, and a challenging harvest September 26, 2019 Bill Halfman & Ryan Sterry, Agriculture Agents, UW-Madison Division of Extension Weather continues to be a challenge in St. Croix County and much of Northwest Wisconsin.  Corn silage harvest has begun, but as has been the story of 2019, interrupted by rains.  […]

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Sharing the Road During Fall Harvest Season

Contact: Cheryl Skjolaas, UW-Madison Division of Extension agricultural safety specialist, 608-265-0568, skjolaas@wisc.edu Passing slower moving farm implements needs to be done with caution. Motorists are reminded that it is illegal to pass a farm implement or an agricultural commercial motor vehicle in a no passing zone; when passing in a passing zone, be sure there’s a […]

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Extenison Launches Responding to Farm Stress Resource Site

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. A recent Gallup poll found that 55 percent of Americans said they had experienced stress during a lot of the day. The farming community is not immune to stress; ongoing economic conditions in agriculture are taking a toll on farm families and their rural communities according to Trisha Wagner, Farm […]

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