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Alfalfa Scissors Information Hotline

Scissors cut information will be available on the Extension Outagamie Alfalfa Scissors Clip Hotline and on the website (info listed above).  We will likely begin sampling on either Monday, May 20 OR Thursday, May 23 depending on growth.  Results will be posted the day after sampling is done. Samples will continue to be collected Mondays & […]

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USDA Announces New Decision Tool for New Dairy Margin Coverage Program

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2019 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced today the availability of a new web-based tool – developed in partnership with the University of Wisconsin – to help dairy producers evaluate various scenarios using different coverage levels through the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program. The 2018 Farm Bill authorized DMC, a voluntary […]

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USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public input on the changes to existing programs implemented by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Risk Management […]

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Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Pig Project Scholarships

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is once again offering Youth Pig Project scholarships. These scholarships are designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry.

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Forage Council Scholarship

Outagamie County Forage Council Announces Scholarship Opportunity The Outagamie County Forage Council is proud to sponsor a $500 educational scholarship for a deserving youth entering or already enrolled in post-secondary education in the area of agriculture.  The award is designed to recognize outstanding individual accomplishment and achievement.  Students completing their senior year of high school […]

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Additional Resources for Dealing with Snow Damage to Farm Structures

Blizzard Evelyn left damage in her wake. If you’re looking for additional resources to help you deal with damage to your farm structures, Wisconsin Frame Builders Association may be able to help. Click the link below to be taken to their directory, or pate the following address into your browser. http://www.wisconsinframebuilders.org/member-directory.php Link to WI Frame Builders […]

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LGM-DAIRY RECORDED WEBINAR

All producers who are interested in the LGM-Dairy program and would like to view the refresher webinar from Brian Gould, Dairy Markets & Policy Specialist, Agriculture and Applied Economics, UW-Madison,  please read more…

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