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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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1)

There have been a small number of reports from horse owners in parts of western WI and eastern MN of horses showing acute neurologic signs which could be symptoms of Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). 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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