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Online Soil Health Courses now open, Field Days set for Oct. 7, Oct. 16

Fri, 26 Sep 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s Conservation Professional Training Program, in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, is offering a suite of new online soil health courses, including a choice of field trainings.

National Farmer Cooperatives Conference examines impact of transportation, consumer-driven markets and more

Fri, 26 Sep 2014

The 17th Annual Farmer Cooperative Conference, November 6-7 in Minneapolis, promises to be another insightful program on issues of interest and concern to farmer-owned cooperatives. This year’s conference theme is “Change. Challenge. Opportunity.” and will provide a unique opportunity to hear cooperative leaders assess their business environment.

Manure irrigation management

Thu, 25 Sep 2014

Becky Larson talks about the pros and cons of using irrigation equipment to spread manure.

Sticker shock at the butcher shop

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Beef prices are up at the meat counter, Dan Schaefer talks about how the strong demand for beef, both in the U.S. and globally, affects the price in the market.

Agriculture now generates $88.3 billion and 413,500 jobs in Wisconsin, UW study says

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Wisconsin’s farms and agricultural businesses generate $88.3 billion in economic activity and 413,500 jobs, based on data for 2012, according to a new study from University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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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.