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Specialist Central at Farm Technology Days

Visitors to Wisconsin Farm Technology Days can connect with University of Wisconsin-Extension specialists and agents about the latest research they are conducting as it relates to dairy, farm business, and water. Specialist Central, located in the UW-Extension Education Station, will feature interactive discussions with UW-Extension specialists, each day focusing on a specific topic. Four 30-minute […]

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Composting Livestock Mortalities On-Farm

Recent changes in the cost to dispose livestock mortalities has led to an increased interest in composting of mortalities as a management strategy. This program will provide information for best practices for successful composting of animal mortalities (cattle and swine), economic and legal considerations for mortality composting on-farm in Wisconsin.  Area livestock farmers and ag […]

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4-State Dairy Nutrition & Management Conference

Plan on attending the 2017 4-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa. The conference will present the latest research on nutrition and management. Topics include feeding and managing a herd for 35,000 pounds of milk , feeding and managing for health productive cows and information on preventing lameness.  For […]

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UWEX Offers Dairy Farm Employee Workshop on Calf Management & the Use of ATP Meters for Equipment Cleaning Protocols

Measuring adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is a common method food processors and health care industries are using to measure the effectiveness of their cleaning procedures. An ATP meter measures organic material present on surfaces which otherwise appear to be clean to the naked eye.   The Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has adapted ATP usage to on-farm calf […]

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Making Manure into More Anaerobic Digesters/Biogas Systems Tour

The University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh invite you to attend the Making Manure into More Anaerobic Digesters/Biogas Systems Tour on Thursday, December 1, 2016.  The tour will showcase three different types of biogas (urban dry anaerobic, large wet anaerobic, and small wet anaerobic) systems in eastern Wisconsin. The tour is open […]