Agriculture

Barn and silo in a farm fieldAgricultural educators help those in rural and urban communities use research and knowledge to solve problems and take advantage of new opportunities. Agricultural educators balance farm profitability and production of high quality food, horticultural crops, fiber, and plant material with protection of the natural environment.

Economic Impact of Agriculture

Wisconsin’s farms and agricultural businesses generate more than $88.3 billion in economic activity and 413,500 jobs. New research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Extension shows how important agriculture is to the state’s economy. Read the 2014 Outagamie County Agricultural Impact Report

Latest Agricultural News

Extension Program Helps Farmers Make Healthy Decisions
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Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture Conferences provide networking opportunities for Wisconsin farm women
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USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session
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Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Pig Project Scholarships
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Forage Council Scholarship
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Alfalfa Scissors Information
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Additional Resources for Dealing with Snow Damage to Farm Structures
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LGM-DAIRY RECORDED WEBINAR
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Updated 2017 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide Now Available
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Giant Hogweed? Or…Cow Parsnip, Poison Hemlock, or Purple Angelica

Member-Resources

 Staff

If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Outagamie County, please contact:

Kevin_croppedKevin Jarek | Crops, Soils and Horticulture Agent
Outagamie County – UW Extension
3365 W. Brewster St. | Appleton, WI 54914
Phone: 920-832-5128 | Wisconsin Relay: 711
Fax: 920-832-4783
Email: kevin.jarek@ces.uwex.edu

 

Dairy/Livesotck Agent Sarah Grotjan stands in front of a treeSarah Grotjan | Agriculture Extension Educator – Dairy/Livestock
Outagamie County – UW Extension
3365 W. Brewster St. | Appleton, WI 54914
Phone: 920-832-5129 | Wisconsin Relay: 711
Fax: 920-832-4783
Email: sarah.grotjan@ces.uwex.edu

 

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