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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 […]

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F.A.R.M & Merck Dairy Animal Care Webinar Series

The National F.A.R.M. Program and Merck Animal Health are sponsoring a free webinar series on Farm Animal Care with topics to include: Dairy Stockmanship Skills Calf Care Euthanasia Guidelines Record keeping & Drug Residue Prevention Building Strong Herd Health Programs Cattle Marketing Preparing for the Unexpected The webinar series starts September 29th at 12 noon […]

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New Extension Mobile App for Pricing Standing Corn Silage

The start of corn silage harvest for 2016 is here. Most corn silage is harvested from late August through early November, when energy, fiber and moisture are at their best, depending on planting date, hybrid variety and growing conditions.   A third to three-quarters of the feed consumed by more than 1.2 million dairy cows in […]

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OSHA Recordkeeping Requirement Changes for Agricultural Producers Webinar

The US Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has made changes to its Injury and Illness Reporting and Recordkeeping requirements in the past two years. Whether you are new to OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements or want an update on the changes, this webinar is for you.  Join Mary Bauer, Eau Claire Area OSHA Compliance […]

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