Taking a Look at the 2017 Wisconsin Fruit Season 

Taking a Look at the 2017 Wisconsin Fruit Season Amaya Atucha, Extension Fruit Crop Specialist  Department of Horticulture UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences atucha@wisc.edu 608-262-6452   Total Time: 2:53 0:25 2017 harvest 0:55 Fruits being harvested now 1:25 Harvest quality 1:35 Fruit crop research 2:07 More information 2:40 Lead out   TRANSCRIPT Lorre Kolb: Taking […]

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Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference scheduled for Oct. 4, 2017

In partnership with Sheboygan County UW-Extension, Washington and Ozaukee County Land Conservation Departments, and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI) will be host the 2017 Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference, a tour examining the role of cover crops in soil and water quality, on October 4.

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Putting Farm Safety into Practice – Grain and Forage Harvest

A modern farm can be a dangerous and unforgiving place. Fall is a high-risk time as harvest operations ramp up quickly. In Wisconsin, there are tight time windows to get forages, corn, soybeans and other crops harvested and put into storage. It’s that time pressure that often contributes to mistakes and leads to injury or death. Machinery plays a major factor in serious harvest season injuries. Here are some tips to put safety into practice.

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