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February 2018 Dairy Situation & Outlook

Professor Bob Cropp’s 2018 February Dairy Situation & Outlook  full report is now available for download at UW Understanding Dairy Markets.  An exert follows below: …Weaker dairy product prices have pushed milk prices lower. The Class III price peaked last November at $16.88 and fell to $14.00 in January and February will be near $13.50. The Class IV price peaked […]

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January/February Dairy Partner El Compañero Newsletter

The 2018 January/February Dairy Partner El Compañero Newsletter is now available online.  This month’s newsletter focuses on culling cows and winter weather survival.    The Dairy Partner/El Compañero is a UW-Extension newsletter designed for dairy farm employees.  Written in both English and Spanish, the newsletter provides basic information about dairy cows, farm safety, and personal health to individuals who work […]

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Recent Changes to the Dairy Margin Protection Program

Cornell University’s Professor of Agricultural Economics Andy Novakobic and UW-Extension Center for Dairy Profitability Director of Dairy Policy Analysis Mark Stephenson have authored a new Briefing Paper about recent changes to the Margin Protection Program (MPP). While we don’t have all of the implementation rules from the Farm Service Agency (FSA) just yet, we do […]

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Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference

The Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well Being Conference , slated for March 20 and 21, 2018, will be held at Tundra Lodge Conference Center in Green Bay. It will feature industry-leading professionals addressing animal handling and well-being topics. This conference promises to offer exciting opportunities for farmers, agriculture professionals, and farm workers. New for 2018 […]

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Eye Exposure to Chemicals

Eye exposure to chemicals results in rapid absorption of chemicals into your body and cause physical injury to the eye itself.  The most common way for chemicals to come in contact with your eyes is during tasks where spills and splashed occur. In the video Eye Exposure to Chemicals (English & Spanish), UW-Extension Brown County […]

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