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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.

Scientists seek to update maps of deep groundwater

Tue, 14 Oct 2014

For the first time in 30 years, scientists will be collecting information about water levels from deep wells in the sandstone aquifer spanning southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

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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