Emergency forage and crop insurance rules

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension This year, many Wisconsin farmers are looking to plant a late summer/early fall crop to produce some extra forage or simply as a cover crop. This bulletin reminds farmers …

Considerations for cover crops in 2012

Considerations for cover crops in 2012 Matt Ruark, UW-Extension Specialist; Kevin Shelley, UW-NPM Program; Jim Stute, Rock County Extension; Francisco Arriaga, UW-Extension Specialist With a growing season like we are having in 2012, it is …

Drought 2012: Forward Contracts and Crop Insurance

Drought 2012: Forward Contracts and Crop Insurance Paul D. Mitchell (Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension), Brenda Boetel (Agricultural Economics, UW-River Falls/Extension) Many Wisconsin farmers have forward contracts with a local elevator or ethanol plant or …