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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.

Manure irrigation management

Thu, 25 Sep 2014

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

Wisconsin resources on climate change available

Mon, 22 Sep 2014

On the heels of recent interest and concern about climate change issues, University of Wisconsin-Extension specialist David S. Liebl reminds people that they can learn more through a variety of Wisconsin-based educational resources.

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.

Developing local and regional food systems

Mon, 15 Sep 2014

Connecting the need of markets to local growers is part of developing local food sytems. Julie Dawson describes how regional food systems can create a synergy between urban production and rural production.

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