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Cows now text messaging  

Fri, 27 Feb 2015

Doug Reinemann explains how texting technology helps dairy farmers collect information on individual cows.

Cattle Feedlot Design & Management Options meeting scheduled in Portage County for February 27

Wed, 25 Feb 2015

Cattle feeders face many challenges in day-to-day operations. Volatility in grain and cattle markets create uncertainty in purchasing and marketing capacities. Wisconsin cattle feeders who are seeking information on marketing cattle at the right time or are interested in improving their cattle housing and feeding facilities should attend this year’s cattle feedlot design and management options meeting. The meeting will be hosted at the Portage County Annex Building at 1462 Strongs Avenue in Stevens Point on February 27. Registration will be at 9 am and the program will start at 9:30 am.

Wisconsin sheep business

Fri, 20 Feb 2015

Todd Taylor talks about the research and extension work with the sheep at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station and gives insight into the Wisconsin Sheep Business.

Value of wood burning

Fri, 13 Feb 2015

Scott Sanford talks about the value of using wood for heating.

Annie’s Project Financial Management Workshop scheduled for February and March

Mon, 09 Feb 2015

University of Wisconsin-Extension Rusk and Taylor Counties are hosting a two day Annie’s Project on Farm Financial Management. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 25 and Wednesday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jump River Community Center in Jump River, Wisconsin.

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In 2014, Wisconsin enacted changes to rules related to operating Implements of Husbandry and Agricultural Commercial Motor Vehicles on the road. For more information about these changes , visit the Agricultural Equipment on the Road website.