Summertime safety – at fairs, festivals, and farm tourism venues

Millions of people visit county and state fairs, farm festivals, and “agritourism” destinations every summer. The increase in attendance at these venues has also brought an increase of interest in how to keep agritourism visitors safe and prevent injuries and illnesses that can occur at farms and festivals that feature potentially dangerous activities.


Farmer to Farmer website links forage buyers to sellers

Dairy farmers in various parts of Wisconsin experienced severe alfalfa winterkill and injury this past winter. Because of these losses, there may be an interest in selling hay from counties with surplus forage inventories to areas of the state in need of forages. The Farmer to Farmer website can facilitate that process.


Connect with UW-Extension agriculture experts at UW-Extension Education Station

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.