Dairy Nutritionist Workshop – December 5, 2017

Interested in using cover crops for feed?  The workshop will be at Liberty Hall in Kimberly and is free and includes:  Dairy nutritionists speaking about the feed quality of alfalfa-grass mixes and cover crops (like wintry rye & triticale) for the non-lactating and lactating herd, Overview of the changing landscape in northeast WI and why […]

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UW-Extension Dairy Team – Better Heifers, Better Cows-December 20, 2017

Making Wisconsin’s calf and heifer industry strong and competitive through university-based research and education.  Better Heifers, Better Cows will provide answers to building and implementing effective management strategies in raising replacement heifers.  $40.00 (includes meals and materials) 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.  Liberty Hall Conference Center, Kimberley, WI.  See attached for further information:  Calf management news release  […]

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2018 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings

The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at 8 locations during 2018.  Joe Lauer, Shawn Conley, and Rodrigo Werle will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, and updated recommendations for field crop production.  3 CEU credits.  See attached for locations and […]

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2018 Cow College

2018 Cow College, FVTC Regional Center, Hwy 22/25, Clintonville, WI.  January 9 – 1-3 p.m. Using Genomic Testing to Improve your Herd; January 16 – 1-3 p.m.. Feeding 2017 Forage & Grain Crops to Dairy Cows; January 23 – Farm Tour – Shawano County – Locations forthcoming.  $5.00 a day or $10.00 for all three […]

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UW Discovery Farms Conference – December 12, 2017

UW Discovery Farms Conference – What next? Going beyond the cropping and conservation basics.  December 12, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Glacier Canyon Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells.  Registration is $50.00 and includes materials and lunch.  For more information and to register please visit http://www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org/news-and-events/events/6th-annual-uw-discovery-farms-conference

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Forage Crop Production & Shawano Co Forage Council Annual Meeting-February 15, 2018

Presentations on Potential for Growing & Feeding Forage Sorghum in WI, Matt Akins, Dairy Heifer Management Specialist, UW-Extension; Interseeding alfalfa and corn silage, William Osterholz, UW of Wisconsin Madison; Storing your Forages-What are the Real Costs Involved?, Kevin Jarek, Outagamie County UWEX.  The Main Event, Cecil 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  See attached registration form for further […]

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Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management Meeting – December 5, 2017

The 2017 Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at The Main Event, Cecil, WI.  The registration fee is $35.00 and includes breakfast at 8 a.m. and 3 CEUs.  Presenters will be:  Francisco Arriaga and Matt Ruark, UW-Extension Soil Science; Brain Luck, UW-Extension Precision Agriculture; […]

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New Veterinary Feed Directive

Just released from Bernadette (Bernie) O’Rourke, UW-Extension Youth Livestock Specialist, is the latest information on the VFD: Starting Jan.1, 2017, in order to use feed antibiotics you will need a veterinary prescription in order to do so – not over the counter.  This change DOES NOT apply to injectables. There is a 4 Page pdf […]

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