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LaCrosse & Monroe County Tractor Safety Course Scheduled

The Tractor Safety and Certification Course will be held on June 29-July 1, 2015 at the Barney Center, 1000 E. Montgomery St., Sparta. This year the course will again be a joint effort between La Crosse and Monroe County Extension Offices and local county Ag Teachers. The course will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each […]


Cost of Raising Heifers 2013 ICPA Report now Available

The cost of raising dairy replacement calves and heifers is the second largest cost on Wisconsin dairy farms in the production of milk.  Calculating the costs associated with raising dairy calves and heifers is an essential part of dairy business management.  To augment individual dairy calf and heifer cost of production analysis, the dairy industry […]


Updated Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide Now Available

In late 2013 the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture conducted a statewide survey of what farmers and custom operators were charging for doing field work on a custom for hire basis. The updated summary is now available at this link: 2013 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide