2017 Agronomy Day planned for Feb. 23, 2017

Sharpening the pencil to analyze the cost of crop production is more important than ever with commodity prices at or below production costs. It is critical to focus on crops enterprise budgets as well as the whole farm balance sheets. These are among the topics to be discussed at the University of Wisconsin-Extension 2017 Agronomy Day to be held on Feb. 23, 2017 starting at 10 a.m. at the Five Pillars Restaurant, Random Lake.

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Wisconsin Dairy and Beef Well-Being Conference scheduled for March 3

Proper care and well-being of cattle in Wisconsin is important to farmers and consumers as consumers are increasingly interested in where and how their food is produced. The University of Wisconsin-Extension will host the annual Wisconsin Dairy and Beef Well-Being Conference on March 3, 2017 at Country Aire in Stratford.

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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Conference comes to Stetsonville

Mark your calendars! A Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture conference will be held on Feb. 22, 2017 from 9:30 a.m – 3 p.m. at Centennial Community Center, 412 E Centennial Avenue, Stetsonville, WI 54480.

The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture conference series is a University of Wisconsin-Extension program that is committed to addressing the needs of farm women by providing education on farm business topics, connecting them with agricultural resources and creating support networks.

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UW-Extension: Check your free credit report to build financial security

Month after month, incorrect information on credit reports is among the top consumer complaints to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Complaints frequently revolve around the age of the debt listed on a credit report, or debt that doesn’t belong to the individual. Other issues include delays in updating and correcting inaccurate records.

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2017 Dairy outlook

This week we have Mark Stephenson visiting us to talk about the outlook of the dairy industry in 2017. This is the fourth session in the ag outlook series.

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Five top trends driving changes in agriculture

Tools, technology and a changing workforce are driving changes in the agriculture landscape – changes that can to have a positive impact on the agriculture industry both in Wisconsin and across the world, according to John Shutske, University of Wisconsin-Extension biological systems specialist at UW-Madison.

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