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Meet Your Local Agriculture Agents/Conozca a sus agentes agrícolas locales

Due to the technological advances and the ever changing world of agriculture, producers and agribusiness clientele are becoming more specialized with a need for more detailed information.  UW-Extension staff needed to accommodate growers and agribusiness needs in order to deliver quality, educational programming.  Therefore, seven counties in central Wisconsin formed the Central Wisconsin Agricultural Specialization […]

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Arlington Sheep Day

The Annual Arlington Sheep Day will be held Saturday morning, March 11, 2017 at the Public Events Facility of the UW-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI.  The morning program for adult producers will cover the basics of wool grading making decisions on feeding lambs to different target markets, and an update on current research […]

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Los trabajadores Lácteos Módulos de formación

A medida que se expanden las granjas lecheras, añadir vacas a la operación a menudo requiere contratar empleados con las destrezas necesarias para llevar a cabo todas las tareas asociadas con una operación lechera grande. Ya que el inglés no es el primer idioma de muchos trabajadores lecheros de habla hispana, UW-Extension Dairy Team’s “Dairy […]

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Photo of a man in a white coverall suit wearing a backpack sprayer with another man standing nearby helping adjust sprayer settings. Demonstration of safety while using a backpack sprayer.

KAWM TUA TSHUAJ – Pest Management Training For Hmong Growers

FREE PEST MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR HMONG GROWERS This unique 2-day training is designed to help Hmong growers identify and manage crop pests, understand pesticide regulations and learn how to use pesticides safely, including calibrating sprayers and reading pesticide labels. This training will prepare growers for the state private pesticide certification exam. If you need to […]

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Foto del parto de la vaca, utilizado con permiso. Foto por Sandy Stuttgen, Condado de Taylor UW-Extension.

Serie de video de parto lechero

Se está desarrollando una nueva serie de videos para ayudar a los trabajadores lecheros a manejar el proceso de parto. Puede ver el primer video de la serie a continuación. Aplicación apropiada de cadenas obstétricas a los pies y las piernas para ayudar al parto El video anterior muestra la forma correcta de aplicar cadenas […]

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Photo of cow calving, used with permission. Photo by Sandy Stuttgen, Taylor County UWEX.

Dairy Calving Video Series

A new video series is being developed to help dairy workers that managing the calving process.  You can view the first video of the series below. Properly Applying Obstetrical Chains to Feet and Legs to Assist Calving The above video shows the correct way of applying obstetrical chains to the feet and legs of a […]

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Tractor rollbar rebates available

Tractor overturns are the leading cause of farm-related deaths. That’s why it’s so important that each tractor have a rollover protective structure (ROPS). The Wisconsin ROPS Rebate Program reimburses owners up to 70 percent (maximum of $865) toward the total cost of purchasing, shipping and installing individual ROPS. Wisconsin tractor owners can apply for a […]

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Llama & Alpaca Resources

Check out the llama and alpaca resources in the links at the right of this page. Know a good educational resource for raising llamas or alpacas?  Feel free to make a suggestion to Lyssa at 608-297-3141.

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