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Understanding the Farm Income Statement-Part 2: Accrual Adjustments and Interpretation

Accrual adjustments are made on the income statement to better reflect earned profitability performance of the farm business. In the Financial Management Factsheet Understanding the Farm Income Statement-Part 2:  Accrual Adjustments and Interpretation,  UW-Extension Taylor County Agriculture Educator Sandy Stuttgen discusses how accrual adjustments are made in the income statement and what the income statement calculations reveal. Understanding […]

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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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May/June Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter

The 2018 May/June Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter is now available online.  This month’s newsletter focuses silage covers and proper handling of vaccines.   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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Impact Reproduction Through a Team Approach

Repro-Money is a team-approached method developed by UW-Extension/UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science to help dairy farmers increase reproductive performance with profitability through identification of areas for implement and implementation of action plans. Based on recorded impacts on 40 farms, there was an estimated economic net gain of $31 per cow per year by increasing the […]

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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 […]