Vegetable Planting Guide – A1653

A very useful vegetable planting guide for Wisconsin Gardner’s is included within UW-Extension publication A1653, “Vegetable Cultivar and Planting Guide for Wisconsin Gardens”.

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2009-2013 Controlled & Delayed Release Nitrogen Fertilizer Trial Information

Green Lake County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent, Nav Ghimire, along with UW-Madison Soil Scientist, Dr. Matt Ruark, Corn Agronomist, Dr. Joe Lauer, and Agronomy Research Specialist, Mr. Thierno Diallo completed research trails on controlled and delayed release nitrogen fertilizer.  View Controlled and Delayed Release Nitrogen Fertilizer Trials information.

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How to Evaluate a Program

For UW-Extension colleagues that attended the JCEP conference or the North Central Regional conference, Nav Ghimire’s 2014 Evaluation Slides are available for viewing.

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Crop Budget Analyzer Spreadsheet;

http://waushara.uwex.edu/agriculture/ A simple and concise way to compare the potential production costs and returns for corn, soybeans, wheat, seeding alfalfa and established alfalfa. Each spreadsheet is concise enough to print on a standard 8½ x 11 page of paper. The producer is able to enter the cost per ton for the fertilizer he uses as well […]

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Maintaining Lawn and Garden Tools

  Proper tool care is an important, but often overlooked activity.  Craig Saxe, Juneau County UW-Extension Agent has used the materials below to teach proper methods to prolong the life of your tools and how to keep them sharp for eaiser use.   Maintaining Lawn and Garden Tools (2 page pdf fact sheet, 518 KB) Caring_for_Your_Tools  (4 […]

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Reducing Nutrient Loss Using cover Crops

Cover crops can be used effectively to reduce soil erosion, reduce the need for herbicides and other pesticides, protect water quality by limiting nitrogen leaching, and increase soil organic matter.  All benefits worth considering when thinking about using cover crops.  Read more…Reducing Nutrient Loss Using Cover Crops

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Feeding Cull Potatoes to Dairy and Beef Cattle

In a year where feed is in short supply and grain prices are high, dairy and beef cattle producers begin looking for alternative feedstuffs.  One option worth considering is cull potatoes.  Potatoes unsalable because they do not meet size, grade, or quality standards, or potatoes disposed of because of low market value due to over […]

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Where Can I Buy or Sell Hay?

If you’re looking for hay or other forage markets here are some websites worth looking over: Farmer to Farmer; Hay, Forage & Corn List: http://farmertofarmer.uwex.edu/    UW-Extension’s Buying and Selling Hay and Straw website (latest hay prices also found here): http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/haybuying.html  Upper Midwest Haylist: http://www.haylist.umn.edu/  Illinois Hay and Straw Directory: http://www.agr.state.il.us/markets/hay/  Manitoba Haylist: http://web2.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/haysearch/  Nebraska Alfalfa Marketing Association:  http://www.nebraska-alfalfa.com/  […]

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Craigs Favorite Agriculture Links

Selected links saved from my personal bookmarks (also called favorites) have been exported to this web address:   http://juneau.uwex.edu/agriculture/links-of-interest/  You may find these links useful, however,  please remember that these links have not been reviewed. Craig Saxe Juneau County Agriculture Agent

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