Agriculture Rules of the Road

Do you want to know more about how the new Implements of Husbandry Laws may affect you? Farmers, agri-business personnel, law enforcement officers, town officials and county, village and town road authorities are invited to attend a seminar to discuss recently enacted Wisconsin legislation that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. […]

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Wisconsin Crop Progress & Condition Report

With crop insurance deadlines looming, producers were reportedly working into the night to plant, spread manure, and apply chemicals. For more information on Wisconsin Crop Progress Condition, please click “Read More”.

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1)

There have been a small number of reports from horse owners in parts of western WI and eastern MN of horses showing acute neurologic signs which could be symptoms of Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). For more information, please click “Read More”.

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Swine PED Virus

To keep up to date with the latest on Swine PED and swine show and sale recommendations, please click “Read More”.

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ICPA Report

The cost of raising dairy replacement calves and heifers is the second largest cost on Wisconsin dairy farms in the production of milk. Calculating the costs associated with raising dairy calves and heifers is an essential part of dairy business management. To augment individual dairy calf and heifer cost of production analysis, the dairy industry also requires a set of benchmark costs whereby individual business costs and labor and management efficiencies can be compared. The objective of this project was to evaluate the economic costs and labor efficiencies associated with raising dairy herd replacements on Wisconsin dairy farms and custom calf and heifer raising operations. To view the whole report, please click, “Read More”.

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Pricing Corn Silage

Pricing corn silage is a difficult decision because it often comes at a time when emotions between sellers and buyers are high. The seller has the opportunity to sell a corn field or either silage or grain and incorporate the fertilizer value of the stover back into the field. The buyer has the opportunity to buy a corn field for silage or buy grain from the market and purchase low quality straw (wheat or corn stover aftermath) to formulate rations. For more information, please click “Read More”.

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