UW-Extension Dairy Team strengthens the competitiveness of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry through statewide leadership in education and research.

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Understanding Profitability Using the Balance Sheet and Income Statement

Profitability is the difference between the value of the goods produced by the farm business and the associated costs for producing them.  In the Financial Management Factsheet Understanding Profitability Using the Balance Sheet and Income Statement,  UW-Extension Taylor County Agriculture Educator Sandy Stuttgen  and UW-River Falls/UW-Extension Farm Business Specialist Simon Jette-Nantel shares how the balance sheet and […]

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Webinar Series Discusses Handling Stress on Dairy Farms

Farming is one of the most stressful occupations in the United States. This is particularly true for dairy farmers as they are experiencing an extended period of low milk prices. To help dairy farmers deal with stress, three Extension webinars are planned that discuss how to recognize the signs of stress, how to deal with […]

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Biofilms-Biological Foe

Biofilms are all around us. Biofilms are defined as microbial growth on a solid surface and may harbor bacteria, viruses, and protozoa that may cause disease in calves. In the Heifer Blueprint factsheet Biofilms-Your Biological Foe, UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent Sarah Mills-Lloyd discusses the impact of  biofilms and how to properly clean feeding equipment […]

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2018 June Dairy Situation & Outlook

Professor Bob Cropp’s 2018 June Dairy Situation & Outlook  full report is now available for download at UW Understanding Dairy Markets.  The following is an excerpt from the report… ….But, the market appears to be negatively reacting to U.S. decision to place tariffs on Mexico steel and aluminum and tariffs on a number of China goods and products. In […]

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Biofilms-Biological Foe

Biofilms are all around us. Biofilms are defined as microbial growth on a solid surface and may harbor bacteria, viruses, and protozoa that may cause disease in calves. In the Heifer Blueprint factsheet Biofilms-Your Biological Foe, UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent Sarah Mills-Lloyd discusses the impact of  biofilms and how to properly clean feeding equipment […]

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