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DATCP Lifts State Order Prohibiting Poultry at Live Events

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announces that the statewide order prohibiting movement of poultry to all live events has been lifted. The order had been in effect since May to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Wisconsin. While poultry is now permitted at live events, DATCP […]

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Determining the Value of Standing Alfalfa in 2022

Kevin Jarek – UW-Madison, Division of Extension, Crops and Soils Agent – Outagamie County Determining a “fair” market value for standing alfalfa during the 2022 growing season may be a challenge considering the highly favorable market conditions for corn and soybeans. Opportunity cost can be defined as the loss of a (potential) gain from other possible […]

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What Do Crop Enterprise Budgets Tell Us About Potential Returns in 2022?

Kevin Jarek, Extension Outagamie County Crops and Soils Agent Crop Enterprise Budget Planning is not exactly a task that gets people excited. My experience suggests it ranks somewhere between a trip to the dentist and filing income taxes each year. However, 2022 is going to present challenges beyond pricing. Availability (or lack thereof) is the […]

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