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  • 2021 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook On-line Forum

    Registration open for virtual 2021 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum Tuesday, January 26, 9am-12pm (3 hours) The impact of COVID-19 and opportunities for Wisconsin agribusinesses are topics for the upcoming Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum, which will …

  • Optimizing forage production in Wisconsin webinar series

    Focus on Forage is a FREE, 7-part webinar series highlighting research-based information and farmer strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability in Wisconsin. The series will run Jan 13-March 3 on Wednesdays at 12:30 …

  • 2020 Wisconsin Weed Science Research Report

    Rodrigo Werle, Assistant Professor & Weed Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2020 Wisconsin Weed Science Research Report is now available online! Blog Post: https://www.wiscweeds.info/post/2020-wisconsin-weed-science-research-report/ PDF File (119 pages): https://www.wiscweeds.info/img/2020%20Research%20Report/2020%20Wisconsin%20Weed%20science%20Research%20Report.pdf 2020 RESEARCH TRIALS …

  • Enrollment for Soil Health in Soybean 2021 On-farm Trial

    Objectives: Connect management practices to these four common soil health measurements. Explore the relationship between soil health measurements and soybean yield. What we need from you: Collect soil samples from up to 4 of your …

  • ARC and PLC signup recommendations for 2021 for Wisconsin Farmers

    Paul D. Mitchell, Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison Wisconsin farmers are choosing ARC or PLC for their program base acres. Signup runs until March 5, 2021 at the FSA office.  Signup for DMC …

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