DATCP Inspection of Produce Farms

Through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will begin inspecting produce farms for compliance with federal food safety regulations this year. The inspections are part of the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule to better protect public […]

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Cattle Feeders Clinic: February 26

Join Stephanie Plaster, Extension Ozaukee County Agriculture Educator, at the upcoming Cattle Feeders Clinic. February 26, 2019 5:30pm. at Chissy’s in Waldo, WI. Topics Covered: Controlling Costs in the Feedlot Comparing Self Feeders to Fenceline Feeding Tips for Selling Beef Direct to Consumers Register Online at goo.gl/egq3uw or send registration to the Extension Washington County […]

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2019 Organic Grain Conference

Farmers interested in transitioning to organic grain or improving their existing organic grain systems are invited to attend the 2019 OGRAIN Organic Grain Conference, set for January, 25-26, 2019 on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus. The two-day conference is designed to provide farmers with the knowledge and networks necessary to succeed in growing and marketing […]

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2018-2019 Hay Auctions Announced

The Sheboygan County Forage Council will be holding monthly hay auctions from December through April at Adell Coop, Adell. The auctions are no longer quality-tested. The Sheboygan County Forage Council’s Goal is to provide a local market for sellers and buyers of hay, straw and other forages, and to help establish local prices for forages. […]

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Midwest Manure Summit

The annual Midwest Manure Summit is slated for February 27, 2019 at the Lambeau Field Atrium. This seminar aims to support and strengthen the Midwest dairy industry through awareness, understanding and adoption of innovative manure handling processes. For more information, visit http://midwestmanure.org Take advantage of early bird registration until February 1st! MMS 2019 Flyer

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Dairy InSight Series

Save the Date for these two-hour InSight Dairy Series sessions to learn more on topics that impact your bottom line.  January 17: Dairy Marketing, 10:30am at Belgium American Legion Post 412  Financial Insight 2019 February 21: Dairy Nutrition, 10:30am in Allenton March 21: Dairy Genetics, 10:30am in Belgium More information to be announced soon! Dairy Insight […]

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Building Our Dairy Future: Robotic Milking Systems Seminar

Join us January 28, 2019 at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake for an informative seminar on Robotic Milking Systems Performance and Efficiency. Topics include: Robotics Facilities Design Considerations Econimics of Automatic Milking Systems Labor Efficiency in AMS Barns Robots: The Good, The Bad, The Unknown Pre-registration requested by Friday, January 18th. For questions, please […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training

Is your Pesticide Certification card still good or has it expired? Or, do you need to be certified to use restricted use pesticides? Ozaukee County UW-Extension is holding a Pesticide Applicator Training on January 20, 2019 from 9:00am-3:00pm at the Ozaukee County Administration Center in Port Washington. During the past years, many new products have […]

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