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Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT)

Please note: Registrations must be made, and manuals must be picked up prior to the training and testing dates.   Registration and distribution of manuals will not  be done on the day of training and testing. Pesticide Applicator Training is being offered through 3 options Option 1 – Training & Testing same day  – 9 AM […]

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

VIEW THE VIDEO TRAILER WORLD PREMIERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCP3cbCiwqQ February 3, 4, 7, & 8 | Online Registration and Event Information https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/…/2022-organic…/ Only $50 with Early Bird Registration by 15 December! Interpretation is available in Hmong and Spanish. BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Register to be a sponsor!        

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Wisconsin Broadband Summit – Tuesday November 16, 2021

Access to broadband is critical for Wisconsin communities in the 21st century – connected to better business performance, entrepreneurship, higher home values, better educational outcomes, improved health outcomes, and higher worker productivity. Despite these benefits, access to high-quality broadband is limited in many communities throughout Wisconsin

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Nutrient & Pest Management Program – The Latest Bumper Crops Videos

Fall Soil Sampling – Keys to Success NPM Program Southwest Regional Specialist Daniel Smith and UW-Madison & Extension Field Crops Pathologist Damon Smith share tips and techniques for collecting post-harvest soil samples that accurately represent the fertility status of fields. Timing and weather considerations for fall manure applications are also briefly discussed, as is the […]

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Nutrient and Pest Management Program – Resource Highlights

Corn Grain Harvest and Tar Spot, Cover Crops after Corn Silage, Tar Spot: Performance of the Tarspotter Mobile Application, Video: Combine Cleaning to Prevent Spreading Weed Seeds,, Publications: What is a Nutrient Management Plan?  & Benefits of a Nutrient Management Plan and Publication: Management Options for Farms with High Soil Test Phosphorus Levels

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FALL SESSION OF BADGER CROP CONNECT

The fall session will run in the months of September and October on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 12:30 PM. The purpose of this series is to provide agronomists, crop consultants, and farmers timely crop updates for Wisconsin. Badger Crop Connect is hosted by Extension Crops and Soils educators.

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BQA RECERTIFICATION REGISTRATION

BQA CERTIFICATION REGISTRATION – Information has been released for the upcoming BQA recertification training. The producer can decide the location, date, and time which works best for them. If the schedule does not work for them, they may complete the training online. Registration is required seven days prior to the selected event.

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#FarmStateOfMind – Stronger Together

As any farmer or rancher can tell you, farm life can be demanding and stressful. It’s reaching a critical stage with coronavirus impacts on top of trade wars, natural disasters, depressed commodity prices, labor shortages and other factors. Given these ongoing challenges, it’s no surprise that more farmers and farm families are experiencing stress and mental health issues.

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County Agriculture Impacts

Agriculture is a vital part of the economy in nearly every Wisconsin county, whether urban or rural. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues. The economic impact varies from county to county as do the commodities.

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How is COVID-19 impacting your business?

The University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin-Madison Want to Hear From You
Thank you for participating in the December AURI Connects: Webinar Wednesday on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Minnesota’s Food and Ag Supply Chain.

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