Manure 101 Training

This 3-hour session is designed for for-hire manure applicators and farmers who apply their own manure, providing updated information on manure gas safety, pressure safety, regulations, setbacks, spill prevention/response and nutrient management plan implementation.

Upcoming Online Gardening Programs

The UW-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Program is offering free online gardening programs to help you be more successful with growing and caring for plants in the yard, garden, containers—or wherever your plants grow! These programs are suitable for gardeners of all skill levels.  The next series begins in February and is free and open […]

Coming in 2024: Educational Opportunity for Master Gardeners

Online Course: Plant Diagnostics: The Step By Step Approach to Identifying Plant Problems Dates: February 1- April 30, 2024 (moderated course) Registration begins December 2023 Learn the process for identifying plant problems in your own garden and be ready for the growing season! This course explains the basics of the plant diagnostic process in an easy-to-understand […]

Hay Pricing Spring 2022

Hay Pricing Spring 2022 The value of standing alfalfa hay can vary tremendously. Potential yield, dry hay prices, and harvest costs all play a factor. This short video walks buyers and sellers through considerations for pricing standing alfalfa hay to aid in their negotiations for the upcoming growing season. Helpful Links of Interest: Upper Midwest […]

Corn Silage Harvest

Corn Silage harvest is in full swing! Check out our Extension resources for spot pricing standing corn silage, and the new fact sheet Maximizing Corn Silage Yield and Quality at:

Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa in 2021

Kevin Jarek – UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Crops and Soils Agent – Outagamie County The “fair” value of any given alfalfa stand can vary tremendously. The absence of daily quotes as compared to other agricultural commodities (grains) requires us to rely on the most recent hay market prices available at Determining the Value of […]

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