Cattle Feeder Clinics

The Cattle Feeder Seminar Series provides educational information as a service to the public. For more information, dates and locations, please click “Read More”.

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2014 Wisconsin Agronomy Updates

On Thursday, January 9, 2014, the Agronomy Update meeting will be held in Sparta, Wisconsin at Jake’s Northwoods. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12 noon. Presentations will begin promptly at 1 p.m. and finish by 3 p.m. Jake’s Northwoods is located on the northeast side of Sparta on Hwy 21. For more information, 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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Will Corn Mature Before the Frost?

During cool growing seasons, especially when planting is delayed due to wet spring conditions, growers are concerned about whether their corn is vulnerable and will reach maturity before normal frost dates. Often the range in planting dates have implications at harvest time, especially for silage because grain and dairy producers often negotiate the sale of corn in fields that are borderline for development. To learn more about this subject, please click “Read More”.

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Seasonal Weight Limits on Roads

With the arrival of spring each year, seasonal weight limits on certain roadways will appear. To learn more about when, where, and why La Crosse County is using this tool, along with a map of the county roads that will be affected, check out the following links. You can also contact the County Highway department at 608-786-3810 with any question you may have. Please click “read more” for additional links.

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