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Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals-September 14

Northeast Wisconsin farm managers, ag lenders, and other ag industry professionals are encouraged to attend the annual UW-Extension Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals on Friday, September 14th at Liberty Hall in Kimberly. Topics to be addressed include: Market Outlook & Strategies – Robin Schmahl, AgDairy LLC Marketing Consultant Farm Exit Planning – Stephanie Plaster, […]

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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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Focus on Agriculture: Milk Your Energy Savings

Agriculture energy expenditures in Wisconsin amount to roughly $681.4 million each year. Farmers are constantly striving to eliminate unnecessary energy expenses, while still maintaining a safe and productive business. Lower milk prices have had a big impact on dairy farms considering ways to reduce their expenses and keep their business profitable. Even with making some […]

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Dairy & Beef Quality Assurance-Transportation Certification

Beef and dairy farmers are invited to attend a University of WI-Extension BQA-Transportation Certification & BQA Refresher on June 12, 2018 at the Zuck Cattle Company, Jim & Kathy Zuck & Family, W7302 County Road P, Ladysmith, WI. The evening begins with registration at 4:30 pm; training begins promptly at 5 pm. This certifying event […]

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Pricing 2018 Standing Alfalfa

One of the challenges when pricing standing hay is the lack of an established market like corn or soybeans. Another challenge is multiple cuttings of hay versus a single harvest for a grain crop. No wonder the price for standing hay can vary greatly between farms, even between fields. Here’s one approach for pricing standing […]

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