Are you prepared to select your future herd sire?

For others it’s an overwhelming task, with a growing list of genetic indices and options. And for some there is no selection process; a bull is just a bull. Here are a few considerations on why and how to start sorting through your bull selection process for your next herdsire.

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La Crosse County Pesticide Applicator Trainings Scheduled for 2016

La Crosse County UW-Extension will be offering Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings at the Holland Town Hall on February 12th and the Greenfield Town Hall on February 26th. For those interested in private pesticide applicator certification/re-certification, you may attend either one of the training sessions (test at the end). You might also consider the other option […]

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Disposing of plastics used in agriculture poses challenge for Wisconsin farmers

To better understand the recycling needs of farms and get an accurate estimate of the volume of waste plastic generated by farmers, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Survey Research Center collaborated with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Organic Valley Cooperative and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to survey dairy producers in Wisconsin.

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Farm Bill 2014 Updates

Farm Bill 2014 Updates will give you information you need to know.  What are the changes?  What’s new?  Where do I get more information?  To get answers to these questions and more, view the PowerPoint:   Farm Bill 2014 Updates  (.pdf 51 pgs)

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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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Pest Management Update

The Annual UW-Extension Pest Management Update will be held in Sparta, Wisconsin at Jake’s Northwoods. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., the program will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m., and finish by 3:00 p.m. Speakers will be UW Specialists, Mark Renz, Damon Smith, Vince Davis, Dan Heider and Bryan Jensen. Topics that will be covered include: Integrated […]

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