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Corn: Deciding when to harvest corn in 2014

Fri, 17 Oct 2014

Contact: Scott Sanford, 608-262-5062, sasanford@wisc.edu Recent reports from around the state indicate that the corn will have higher moisture contents at harvest than typical years. Reports from the week of Oct. 6-10 indicated that corn was ranging from 23% to 32% with most in the 28-32% range, according to Scott Sanford, University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison agricultural […]

Dairy advances reproductive efficiencies

Fri, 17 Oct 2014

Connie Cordoba describes how the Repro Money program can help dairy farmers increase their herds and increase dairy cow productivity.

2014 UW-Extension Pest Management Update Meeting Series Scheduled

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Have you struggled to manage your pests in agronomic crops this year? If so consider attending a Pest Management Update Series hosted by University of Wisconsin-Extension. Eight meetings that provide updates to weed, insect and disease management in corn, soybean, small grains, and alfalfa will be held throughout the state in November.

Workshops provide information about applying for agricultural grants

Fri, 10 Oct 2014

Farmers and other value-added food entrepreneurs can learn strategies to access state and federal grants by attending workshops sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Extension.

Bugs in the berry crops

Fri, 10 Oct 2014

Christelle Guedot talks about the Spotted Wing Drosophila; a small fly that can cause significant damage to fruit crops in Wisconsin, including: raspberries, blackberries, grapes, cherries, and blueberries.

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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.