National Women’s Day

August 9th is National Women’s Day and it is important to celebrate the role women play in agriculture. Did you know that women played a vital role in agriculture during World War I and World War II? As early as May of 1940, the Woman’s National Farm and Garden Association, a prominent player in establishing […]

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Farmers Out at the Fair Prize Winners!

Congratulations to all of our prize winners from our Farmers Out at the Fair event!   Prize Winner Compeer Carhartt Jacket and Mini Maglite Nicole J Steel utility cart Mary G Telescoping Ladder Sam V Johnsonville sausage grill Ben S Car Wash Bucket from O’Reilly – $80 value Marietta W Pair of Flashlights, McDonald’s coupon set […]

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Foundations in Gardening 2022

Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening. Registration is Open July 18 – August 15, 2022! https://bit.ly/3IFgHvt Take your next step to growing plants successfully using research-based methods! You’ll leave the course with a combination of practical gardening skills to try plus the knowledge of why they work. Course dates: September 11, […]

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The Cutting Edge Podcast

New episodes of The Cutting Edge: A Podcast in Search of New Crops for Wisconsin are now available. This podcast is produced by the UW-Madison Division of Extension Emerging Crops Team. The podcast aims to provide growers with research-based information on new and emerging crops in Wisconsin. Each episode of The Cutting Edge focuses on […]

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2022 Wisconsin Cover Crop survey

We’re looking for some high-quality on-farm data to help improve our understanding about the who, what, why, where, and when of cover crops. Our team has developed a survey for a third season of farmer research to help us improve cover crop recommendations and use in the state. We would greatly appreciate your help promoting this survey this […]

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Dunn County Community Ag Field Day

The Red Cedar Demo Farm Partnership is hosting a Community Ag Field Day on July 28th from 1-3pm at 640 Stokke Pkwy, Menomonie, WI 54751. Tour topics will include: Soil Health Insects and Prairies Crop Rotation & Economics Manure & Fertilizer Management  

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Spring Edition of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report

Please click on the links below to read the latest issue of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report Spring 2022 edition. Click on this link to read the full newsletter – CV Ag News Spring 2022 – or click below for each page. Featured articles in this month’s newsletter include: CV Ag News Spring 2022, Page […]

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Avian Influenza Concerns: Don’t Let Your Biosecurity Guard Down

There have been several confirmed cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in eastern Canada and in a number of U.S. states. Several wild ducks and one commercial turkey flock have tested positive for the virus in the United States. Outbreaks in Canada have affected both commercial and exhibition poultry flocks.  Wild birds infected with […]

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Youth Livestock Nutrition and Care Workshop

All feeds are made up of nutrients. Just like people, livestock must have certain nutrients in their daily feed to remain healthy and continue to grow. Join Extension, Synergy Cooperative and Purina on March 19th for hands-on activities and demonstrations for youth to learn about the proper nutrition and care for raising livestock.  Animals will be […]

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2022 Manure Applicator 101 Training

Extension is proud to announce the dates and locations for the 2022 Manure Applicator 101 training. Focused on the needs of for-hire manure applicators and farmers who apply their own manure, these 3-hour sessions review the basics of safe application, setbacks, spills response and public relations. Locations for 2022 include Abbotsford City Hall: March 29, […]

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