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Sticker shock at the butcher shop

Beef prices are up at the meat counter, Dan Schaefer talks about how the strong demand for beef, both in the U.S. and globally, affects the price in the market.

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Developing local and regional food systems

Connecting the need of markets to local growers is part of developing local food sytems. Julie Dawson describes how regional food systems can create a synergy between urban production and rural production.

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Making room for milking robots

David Kammel discusses modernizing dairy barns.

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Cover Crops Field Day scheduled for October 8

Farmers, ag professionals and ag educators are invited to attend a Cover Crop Field Day at Arlington Agricultural Research Station on Oct. 8, 2014 to learn more about cover crop research conducted by University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison throughout Wisconsin.

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Dawson and Genger awarded SARE Grants

University of Wisconsin specialists receive grants from North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE).

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NCR-SARE Announces 2015 Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals

The 2015 North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals is now available.

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NCR-SARE Announces 2015 Youth Educator Sustainable Agriculture Grants Call for Proposals

The 2015 North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Youth Educator Grant Call for Proposals is now available.

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Tour to provide firsthand look at Wisconsin bioenergy projects

August 29 is the deadline to register for this Wisconsin bioenergy tour.

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New tech used for soil moisture management

John Panuska covers the new technology changing the way we understand soil.

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Biggest Weed contest winners announced

Despite the cool summer, plenty of weeds were entered in the ‘Biggest Weed’ contest sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison Weed Experts at the recent Wisconsin Farm Technology Days.

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