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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Local Agricultural Needs Assessment

La Crosse County UW-Extension is pleased to introduce our new Agriculture Educator, Kaitlyn Lance! As part of our new team, Kaitlyn is conducting a needs assessment for La Crosse County agriculturalists. Now is your chance to let us know what’s going well, what needs improvement, and what new ag programs you’d like to see come […]

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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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