Focus on Forage Webinar Series

Focus on Forage is a FREE, 7-part Extension webinar series highlighting research-based information and farmer strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability in Wisconsin. The first webinar, on January 13, 2021, is entitled “Managing for High Quality Corn Silage” and will feature a discussion with Mike Jenson, Jenson Family Farms, LLC (Elk Mound, WI) […]

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Winter 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 Winter 2020 edition. Click on this link to read the full newsletter – CV Ag News Winter 2020 – or click below for each page. Featured articles in this month’s newsletter include: CV Ag News Winter 2020, Page 1, Extension […]

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Farm Ready Research – Wisconsin Beef Special Edition

Farm Ready Research is Extension’s agriculture winter webinar meeting series for farmers and ag professionals. Join the webinars to learn the most up-to-date information on topics from dairy and livestock production to farm management resources. Sessions begin December 2020 and run through April 2021. See a full list of topics at go.wisc.edu/FarmReadyResearch UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf […]

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Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program LIVE Virtual Zoom educational programs

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP), in connection with the University of Wisconsin Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Division of Extension, are excited to offer these LIVE Virtual Zoom educational programs for the winter/spring of 2020-2021.  These current topics are for youth and adults alike and occur […]

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Virtual StrongBodies – January 2021

UW-Madison Extension Health and Wellbeing and FoodWIse program is offering an evidence-based strength training program.  No experience is necessary.  Strength training has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and arthritis.  Strength training also increases strength, muscle mass, and bone density. We will also have time to […]

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Thanksgiving Tips: Preventing Foodborne Illness

This week, Americans will enjoy a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day with family and friends – either in person or virtually. Taking the necessary steps toward safe food handling and sanitation will help protect you and your loved ones this year. To make sure your Thanksgiving meal is prepared safely, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training Updates

**UPDATE** Good news!  The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that the State of Wisconsin will be giving certification extensions for those certifications that have expired after January 31, 2020. This extension will expire on December 31, 2021. This includes private applicators and the commercial applicators who received the temporary […]

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Extension winter programming goes online with Farm Ready Research webinar series

Whether you’re interested in dairy production, livestock production, or farm management, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Farm Ready Research webinar series has the most up-to-date information for you. Beginning in December 2020 and continuing through April 2021, Extension experts will host webinars throughout the week on topics ranging from determining cost of production […]

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