Ag Newsletter

Fond du Lac County Agriculture Extension Newsletter

UW-Extension Fond du Lac County Agriculture (dairy and agronomy) newsletters are provided both hard copy and electronically to Fond du Lac County farmers and agri-business professionals in the immediate area.  Provided eight to ten times per year, the newsletter provides educational resources, dates of upcoming meetings and promotional fliers.  To be added to the mailing list for a hard copy or an electronic copy, please contact program assistant Tina Engelhardt with name, address, phone, and/or email.

2018 Ag Newsletters

2018 February Ag Newsletter

  • Extension Hay Report
  • Managing the Bottom Line
  • Corn Cost of Production Inseminates for 2008
  • Bilingual Ag Chemical Safety Video Series
  • Getting it Right!  Tips for Transferring the Farm
  • Calendar
  • Flier:  Tile Drainage on Agriculture Lands
  • Flier:  8th Annual WI Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference
  • Survey:  Dodge & Fond du Lac Counties Land Rental Rate Survey
  • Flier:  Repro Insight
  • Flier: Youth Tractor Safety Certification Course

2018 January Ag Newsletter

  • Extension Hay Report
  • How Does Your Farm Stack Up?
  • Selective Dry Cow Therapy:  Could It Work on Your Dairy Farm?
  • Dairy Sense:  Foot Bath Management
  • Calendar
  • Wisconsin State Fair Century & Sesquicenntennial Farm
  • Flier:  Annual CAFO Update
  • Flier:  Dodge County Healthy Soli-Healthy Water:  Cover Crops How & Why
  • Flier:  Cultivating Your Future: Estate Planning
  • Flier:  Cultivating Your Future:  Retirement Planning
  • Flier:  Cattle Feeder Clinic

2017 Ag Newsletters

2017 December Ag Newsletter

  • Calf Bedding Materials for Winter
  • Do You Have Enough Bedding?
  • How Much Feed Do I Have?
  • Industrial Hemp in Wisconsin
  • Hay Auction Report
  • Calendar
  • Flier:  Wrap Up Safety for Christmas
  • Flier:  2018 Agronomy Update Meeting
  • Flier:  Cultivating Your Farm Business’s Future
  • Flier:  Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety Training
  • Flier:  Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times
  • Flier:  Calf InSight:  Are Automated Feeders in Yur Future?
  • Flier:  Pesticide Applicator Training with Simultaneous Spanish

2017 November Ag Newsletter

  • Is Your Feed Cost Per Hundredweight Less Than $10?
  • Doing it Right:  Proper Foot Wrap Application
  • Soil, Water, Nutrient Management Registration Open
  • Fond du Lac County Holstein Association Updates
  • 2017 Dairy Forage Day Registration Open
  • 2018 Agronomy Update Meeting-Register Now
  • Calendar
  • Flier:  2017 Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management Meeting
  • Flier:  2017 Dairy Forage Day
  • Flier:  Better Heifers, Better Cows
  • Flier:  2018 Agronomy Update Meeting

2017 October Ag Newsletter

  • Top 10 Farm Safety Tips
  • 2017 Pest Management Update Meeting
  • Report a Pigweed
  • Non-Enclosed Manure Storage Safety Tips
  • The Ideal Footbath
  • ROAD to Farm Success
  • Fond du Lac County Holstein Updates
  • Calendar
  • Flier:  Pest Management Update Meeting
  • Flier:  Intro To SNAP+ Training

2017 May Ag Newsletter

  • Maximize Milking Technician’s Effectiveness
  • What’s Standing Alfalfa Worth in 2017
  • Hay Market Price Report
  • Assessing Alfalfa Winter Damage
  • Promote Public Access & Receive Incentives
  • Black Cutworm Update
  • Calendar

2017 January Ag Newsletter

  • Five Myths Surrounding the VFD
  • Managing Dairy Heifers During the Winter Months
  • Winter Weather:  No Wonderland for Alfalfa
  • Farmers Needed:  Find out How You Can Help with Soil & Water Health
  • Hay Price Report
  • Tractor Rollbar Rebates Available
  • Calendar

2016 Ag Newsletters

2015 Ag Newsletters

Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter

The Dairy Partner / El Compañero is a bimonthly newsletter geared towards dairy farm employees. The newsletter articles are written by UW-Extension agriculture agents and state specialists and are available in both English and Spanish. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide information directly to farm employees to help them improve their dairy cattle knowledge, maintain farm safety, and improve their way of life.

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