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Dairy Margin Protection Program Information

Madison specialist Mark Stephenson, will be updating dairy farmers in western Wisconsin about the improved Dairy Margin Protection Program. You will have a few opportunities in the next few days to learn about the changes and how to re-enroll for the program. There will be one session in Cashton at Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center, […]

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Making Small Changes That Add Up To A Healthier Lifestyle

Warmer weather and longer days offer an ideal opportunity to start cleaning up eating habits and getting on track to a healthy lifestyle. Getting started only requires a slow and steady approach, rather than drastic changes. Meal planning, portion control and exercise are a few ways to get started making changes in personal health through […]

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Soybean Nematode Testing

“The WI Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) sponsors free nematode testing to help producers stay ahead of the most important nematode pest of soybean, the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Eggs of SCN persist in the soil between soybean crops so a sample can be submitted any time that is convenient. The soil test report indicates the […]

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National Agriculture Day

March 20th is National Agriculture Day! According to the Value and Impact of Agriculture Report published in 2014 by the UW-Extension Agriculture Department: Agriculture provides jobs for 3,756 La Crosse County residents. Agriculture accounts for $977 million in economic activity. Agriculture contributes $218 million to the county’s total income. Agriculture pays $11.7 million in taxes. […]

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