Private Agricultural Pesticide Applicator Trainings Scheduled for February

Two Private Pesticide Applicator (PAT) Training sessions for new and recertifying individuals have been scheduled for St. Croix County in 2020.  You also have the option to take the exam self-study by making an appointment with your nearest Extension office. Sessions are scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude around 3:30 p.m.  St. Croix […]

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Farmers Urged to Take Grain Bin Safety Precautions

As the fall 2019 harvest winds down, farmers are encouraged to think now about grain bin safety.  The variable field conditions of this year’s growing season and harvest may increase the risk of grain going out of condition this winter and coming spring. Molds and fines interfere with aeration in storage.  Wet grain, and accumulating […]

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Barron Winter Beef Cow Calf Meeting

2019 Cow-Calf Brochure BarronPolk (002) December 7, 2019 9:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. Barron County Government Center – 335 E Monroe Ave Barron, WI 54812 9:30 A.M. REGISTRATION 10:00 A.M. FACILITIES—RENOVATIONS TO RETIRED DAIRY FACILITIES TO ACCOMMODATE BEEF Becky Schley, Agriculture Extension Educator, Barron/Polk County 10:30 A.M. NUTRITION -PLANNING WINTER COW FEEDING, Agriculture Extension Educator, St. Croix […]

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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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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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