Agronomy

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To provide farmers and ag professionals with unbiased, university-based and researched crop production and management information pertinent to East Central Wisconsin.


Agronomy News from Around the State




Latest Updates from Ag Safety
Implements of Husbandry – Act 377
Agriculture Equipment & VehiclesWisconsin Department of  Transportation
Agriculture Equipment on the Road-UW-Extension Center for Agricultural Safety & Health
2016 Implement of Husbandry & Ag CMV’s Local Options Map-Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Implements of Husbandry-Wisconsin Farm Bureau

2014 Farm Bill Resources for Crop Program DecisionsCorn Silage Moisture Testing Results
Farm Bill Toolbox Decision Steps – University of Illinois
APAS Tool Web Site
FSA-ARC PLC Web Site
UW Wisconsin Fact Sheets – Paul Mitchell
Spreadsheets:
Base Acre Reallocation (FSA)
WI County Substitute Yields
Fond du Lac County Alfalfa Quality Watch ResultsBase Acre and Yield Update Tool (University of Illinois)
ARC-CO vs PLC Comparison Tool (University of Illinois)

Fond du Lac County Crop Production
2014 Fond du Lac Growing Degree Units + Rainfall Accumulations

Wisconsin Crop Production Newsletters
Wisconsin Weekly Crop Report
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
WI DATCP Cooperative Pest Survey Bulletin

Machinery Custom Rates
2013 Custom Rate Guide

Grain Bids
CBOT
Local Cash Grain Bids (enter zip code and select 5 markets)
Fond du Lac Co. Daily Posted Prices and Loan Deficiency Gains (2015)

University of Wisconsin Hybrid/Variety Performance Trials
Corn – available in pdf or Excel formats
Soybean – available in pdf or Excel formats
Alfalfa, Grass, Clovers – also download/view UWEX bulletin
Wheat – available in pdf, Excel, or bulletin formats

Land Cash Rent
USDA-NASS 2016 WI County Cash Rent
Sample template for a Cash Farm Lease
AgLease101 – resources for cropland rental agreements

Decision-making Spreadsheets
Nitrogen $ Rate of Return Calculator Excel spreadsheet
Crop Residue Value Calculator
Hay Pricing Based on Forage Quality
Biosolds Nutrient Calculator

Making Those Pesky Wet Corn Conversions
Converting Dry Corn Price (per bu) to an Equal Wet Corn Price (per bu) Excel spreadsheet
Equivalent Price / Ton of: High Moisture Shelled Corn Excel spreadsheet
Equivalent Price / Ton of: High Moisture Ear Corn Excel spreadsheet
Adjusting Corn Silage Price Based on Harvested Moisture Excel spreadsheet

Pesticide Applicator Training
Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator Training Information
Fond du Lac Co. Training Information

Miscellaneous Crop Resources
IPM Crop Management Videos from UW-Extension
Wisconsin Extension Crop Bulletins – from UW publications office
Wisconsin NPM Program Publications
UW-Extension Team Grains

UW Extension Crop Production Links

Forages
UW Forage Research and Extension
Wisconsin Team Forage
Wisconsin Team Forage “Focus on Forage” Fact Sheets
Midwest Forage Association

Corn
UW Extension Corn Agronomy
Corn Agronomy Blog
Wisconsin Corn Growers

Soybeans
UW Extension Soybean Agronomy
The Soy Report Blog
Wisconsin Soybean Association

Small Grains
UW Extension Small Grains Agronomy

Soils
UW Soil Science Extension
NPK Etc. Blog

Pest Management
Wisconsin Crop Weed Science
Weed ID
Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology
UW Integrated Pest and Crop Management Program
Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic
Insect Diagnostic Lab

Crop Marketing and Economics
UW Extension Resources from Paul Mitchell
UW Extension FARM Team

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