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Issues in Agriculture

Extension Responds

Extension Responds provides research-based information on current issues affecting agriculture, such as drought, floods, and animal or plant diseases.

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.


Extension Responds Archives--Issues in Agriculture

If you are interested in learning about previous Extension Responds topics, please click on the Issues in Agriculture links below.

Flood updated June 2008
Drought for Drought 2012 information click here
Weather and Climate updated January 2007
Soybean Rust updated April 2006
Hurricane Katrina Aftermath September 2005
Biosecurity updated Fall 2005
Bovine Tuberculosis July 2005
Driving Farm Equipment on Public Roads May 2005
Alfalfa Winterkill April 2005. For the most up-to-date information click here
Soybean Aphid April 2005
Dairy Herd Health February 2005
Winter Feed Supplies September 2004
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy - Mad Cow Disease June 2004
Natural Gas and Nitrogen Price Increases updated Fall 2003
Stress and Safety April 2003