“Managing at the Bottom of the Farm Income Cycle”

Managing a farm in tough economic times is a tremendous challenge.  There are no easy answers, only difficult choices.  This short publication from Dr. Kevin Bernhardt, Extension Farm Business and Financial Management Specialist at UW-Platteville, is titled “Managing at the Bottom of the Farm Income Cycle” and lists specific strategies and tactics to help improve […]

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2017 WI Corn Hybrid Performance Trial Results

Now Available!! 2017 WI Corn Hybrid Performance Trials…Grain, Silage, Specialty/Organic Every year, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is to provide unbiased performance comparisons of hybrid seed corn […]

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Agriculture Extension Educator Position Opening for Calumet County

Agriculture Extension Educator Position Opening Interested in making a positive impact in Calumet County?  University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension in Calumet County, is looking for an individual who is passionate about agriculture and supporting the local agriculture economy, to fill our current Agriculture Extension Educator vacancy.  The successful applicant will be responsible for education programs […]

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2018 Cow College

The 2018 Cow College dates have been announced! January 9 (1-3 PM) at Fox Valley Tech College in Clintonville:  Using Genomic Testing to Improve Your Herd by Dr. Kent Weigel, Extension Dairy Genetics Specialist, UW-Madison                                     Premium Beef Program: An Option for Your Dairy Farm? by Dr. Victor Cabrera, Extension Dairy Management Specialist, UW-Madison     January 16 (1-3 PM) […]

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Corn Silage Pricing App

A new Android app for pricing standing corn silage developed by UW-Extension Agents, Greg Blonde and Ryan Sterry is now available on the Google Play Store (search Google Play Store for “Corn Silage”). This app is useful for both corn silage buyers and sellers.  A helpful “how-to” video can be viewed here. Contact Waupaca County UW-Extension […]

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Corn Silage Dry-Down Days

Corn Silage Dry-Down Days When:             Wednesdays – September 6, 13, 20, & 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where:            CHS Larsen Coop Feed Mill, Weyauwega and FVTC Regional Center, Clintonville Contact:          Clintonville Elevator (800-215-2894), CHS Larsen Coop (800-839-2667), Sara Maas-Pate, FVTC (715- 853-9226), Greg Blonde, UW-Extension (715-258-6230) This is FREE!! Anyone can bring samples.  Staff […]

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Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals

Friday, September 29, 2017 will be the date for the Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals conference.  This conference will be held at Liberty Hall in Kimberly from 9:15 am – 3:00 pm.  Cost is $40.  Registration deadline is Friday, September 22, 2017. Topic include: “Milk Marketing / Dairy Policy Outlook and Update” “Understanding and […]

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Waupaca County Forage Council to Host 2017 Summer Field Day

Waupaca County UW-Extension in conjunction with the Waupaca County Forage Council will host a Summer Field on Wednesday, August 9th at the Bear Lake Resort south of Manawa (N4715 Hwy 22/110, Manawa). The program begins indoors at 10:00 AM with updates from UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Greg Blonde, as well as Waupaca County Land & Water […]

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Large Market Animal Educational Workshops, Points, and Raffle Tickets

1. Two educational workshop opportunities coming up: a. Sheep workshop on Thursday, July 20 at Loehrke Farm, N7149 Pine Hill Road, Pine River, 54965. Workshop starts at 6:30 p.m. and pizza will be available. b. Swine workshop on Saturday, July 22 at Wehrle’s Farm, E8283 Seefeld Road, New London, 54961. Time of workshop is 9:00 […]

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