2016 Raising Quality Dairy Heifers Meeting

Please see the attached Registration Document for the Upcoming “Raising Quality Heifers” on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Clarion Hotel, 2703 Craig Road, Eau Claire WI.  If you have any questions please contact the UW-Extension office at 715.839.4712. 2016 Heifer Meeting Registration Form  

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Raising Quality Heifer Meeting

A UW-Extension “Raising Quality Heifer Meeting” will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Clarion Hotel in Eau Claire. Topics will include genomics, feed costs and the VFD.

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Mycorrhizal Fungi – You Crop’s Unseen Partner

Mycorrhizal fungi are present in soils worldwide. These organisms establish highly beneficial associations with plants. Management for conditions that encourage mycorrhizal fungi growth is a vital tool for effective nutrient management, soil health, and resource conservation.

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Is Robotic Milking Right for my Farm?

During the past couple of decades, robotic milking systems have been installed on many farms throughout the world. The main goals for these system include: reduce labor, increase milking frequency, increase milk production, and improve quality of life. As with any major capital investment, the benefits afforded by these systems must to be objectively weighed […]

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Pepin County Farm Management Club Banquet

The Pepin County Farm Management Club will hold its 68th annual Recognition Banquet at 8 p.m. November 10 at St. Henry’s Parish Hall in Eau Galle. The banquet’s long-standing tradition includes honoring area farmers, ag businesses, conservationists, and 4-H leaders and supporters. The evening’s feature entertainment will be provided by ventriloquist James Wedgewood. For more […]

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Soil Health & Cover Crops Workshop

Menomonie, Wis – The Dunn County Soil and Water Health Partnership will be holding a Soil Health and Cover Crops Workshop and Open House on Wednesday, September 2 at the Red Cedar Demonstration Farm (RCDF). The farm is located near the intersection of Hwy 12/29 East and Stokke Parkway, Menomonie, WI. This rain or shine […]

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Why Pasteurize? The Dangers of Consuming Raw Milk

Why Pasteurize? The Dangers of Consuming Raw Milk B. Ingham, University of Wisconsin-Extension, October 2014   Milk is a natural liquid food. It is nutrient-rich; it contributes high-quality protein, essential vitamins, and minerals, including calcium, to the diet. Since prehistoric times humans have used milk in many ways: to drink; to churn into butter; to […]

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