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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Avian Influenza – Take a Few Precautions

From Dr. Paul McGraw, WDATP State Veterinarian: “Gathering poultry together increases the chances of exposure to the virus,” McGraw says. “Returning the same poultry to their home farms increases the likelihood of spreading the disease.” Commercial poultry producers, backyard flock owners and poultry exhibitioners are encouraged to use proper biosecurity methods, including restricting poultry exposure […]

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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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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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