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Winter Ag Meetings zero-in on shifting market conditions

Heading into 2017, Wisconsin’s ag community was worried. Rumblings about crop market volatility had both farmers and the bankers who lend to them on edge. So in 2017, Conley, along with Bryan Jensen, Integrated Pest Management specialist for Cooperative Extension and UW horticulture professor, changed up the Annual Agriculture Winter Meeting Series to better meet the needs of farmers. The new spin: pivoting mindsets from growing another bushel to saving another dollar, or focusing on the inputs instead of output.

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Soil testing for the homeowner

Lawn and garden problems can be caused by a variety of issues. Soil testing offers homeowners a way to get at the root of those issues by assessing the nutrient status and soil conditions in their lawn or garden.

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UW-Extension Transition Update – 3/14/18

On July 1, 2018, oversight of UW-Extension’s Conference Services and Mailing Unit, Cooperative Extension (COOP), Wisconsin Public Media (Wisconsin Publc Radio and Wisconsin Public Television), and the Department of Labor Education (School for Workers) will transition to UW-Madison.

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