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Farm to School program grows

Fri, 28 Aug 2015

At least 65 percent of Wisconsin's schools participate in the Farm to School program. Vanessa Herald explains how this program encourages healthy lifestyles in children and increases market opportunities for Wisconsin growers.

Test your agribusiness management skills at the 4-H Youth in Agriculture exhibit

Sun, 23 Aug 2015

Do you have the skills and knowledge to successfully navigate the risks associated with raising swine and getting them to market? Stop by the UW-Extension 4-H Youth in Agriculture exhibit in the Progress Pavilion at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days and test your skills with the Grow your Hog/Sell your Hog game.

Need a bug identified? Talk to the insect experts at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Sun, 23 Aug 2015

What’s “bugging” you? From Japanese beetles and rootworms to moths and mosquitoes, insects are absolutely everywhere in Wisconsin. With over 20,000 different species of insects in the state, it’s easy to find insects on our farms, in our backyards and gardens, and even in our homes! Come learn about the insects of Wisconsin at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days.

Free well water testing at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Sun, 23 Aug 2015

All visitors to Wisconsin Farm Technology Days who bring a well water sample can have it tested for nitrate, the most common health-related contaminant found in Wisconsin’s groundwater.

Ask a UW-Extension Expert at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Sun, 23 Aug 2015

Visit the Progress Pavilion at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, Aug. 25-27 in Dane County. In the University of Wisconsin-Extension section at the Progress Pavilion, you can consult Experts with specialties in plants, plant diseases, insects and soils.

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