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Sorghum-Sudangrass and Frost

When livestock ingest plant regrowth following a frost or drought, they are most susceptible as this represents the highest risk for poisoning to occur. Death can occur quickly as prussic acid is very fast acting. So, what can you do?

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Sixth Annual Badger Swine Symposium to be Hosted at UW-Platteville

Wisconsin may be known as the dairy state, but ties to swine production in Wisconsin run deep.  Historically, immigrant populations demanded pork for the manufacture of sausage and other products, leading to as much as 80% of all Wisconsin farms having pigs on the farm in the early twentieth century.  Pig farming looks different today […]

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DATCP, DWD Connect the Dots With Job Training for Wisconsin Farmers

On September 19, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary-designee Caleb Frostman addressed a meeting of the Board of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). During the meeting, Frostman announced that DATCP and DWD have revived joint efforts to assist farmers in need of job training. “Wisconsin farmers contribute greatly to […]

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