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Wisconsin farmers receive grants for sustainable agriculture projects

Fri, 11 Apr 2014

The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) has awarded grants to seven Wisconsin farmers in 2014-2015 for research or education in sustainable agriculture.

Corn growing improves

Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Joe Lauer fills us in on how farming practices have changed from twenty years ago.

More Wisconsin farmers’ markets accepting FoodShare

Mon, 07 Apr 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Extension has teamed up with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to provide information to farmers’ markets and communities interested in expanding access to healthy foods through farmers’ markets for FoodShare users.

Snapshot Wisconsin

Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Phil Townsend tells us how citizens can help scientists quantify wildlife across the state.

Farm worker safety exhibit honored for innovative display at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Wed, 02 Apr 2014

The “Farm to Field Take Safety Along” exhibit which identified farm hazards and provided ways to improve worker safety received the 2013 Donald R. Peterson Technology Transfer Award.

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Extension Responds

In Wisconsin, alfalfa stands have been damaged by winterkill. Wisconsin dairy and livestock farmers may find they are short of feed both this summer and into the coming winter months. Extension Responds with information about alternate forages and management tips.