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FUr, Fin & Feather

Monroe County’s 25th Anniversary Fur, Fin & Feather Show is upon us. Join us at Sparta’s Barney Center on Saturday April 11th. The show will start at 10am and the raffle will be held around 1pm. The pre-entry deadline is April 1st. You can still enter day-of. Check out these link for more Information. 2015 […]

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4-H Re-Enrollment Proceedure

2014-2015 4-H enrollment is open. If you are re-enrolling: Log into your family account. Select “Edit” by the member’s name. Scroll the bottom of their info and click “Enroll 2014-2015″. Go through each page and verify the information, update any changes. You will have to accept the Releases and behavior agreements for the new year. […]


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


UW Farmer to Farmer Feed Listing Website Now Operational

UW Extension has re-opened the Farmer to Farmer Feed Listing Webpage to assist farmers who are trying to manage through the current drought conditions. The website is intended to assist farmers with both selling and buying grain and forages. It is a free website for farmers to list feed want ads and or feed for […]


2011 Foliar Fungicide Trial Results Posted

As we move into the growing season crop growers may be considering whether or not to apply foliar fungicides to their alfalfa and corn. In 2011 UW Extension conducted a number of trials in the area to evaluate the use of foliar fungicides on corn and alfalfa. These trial provide growers with unbiased data to […]