Dunn County Farm/Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Course Offered

  Dunn County UW-Extension is offering a Farm/Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification course June 8-11, 2015, from 8 am – 2 pm at Dunn Energy Cooperative, N5725 600th St, Menomonie. The purpose of this program is to teach youth about tractor, machinery, and farm safety. Tractor and farm machinery operators need to be knowledgeable and safety-smart. […]


2014-2015 Dunn County Farmland Rental Rate Survey Results

February 2015 – Each year the Dunn County UW-Extension office receives several questions about farmland rental rates from farm operators as well as non-farm land owners.  To better answer these questions, our office has conducted a farmland cash rent survey for the past three years.  The survey is intended to provide township level rental rate information […]


Winter 2014-15 edition of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report

Winter 2014/2015 – Please click on the link to read the latest issue of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report – Winter 2014-15 (pdf) – a joint newsletter on behalf of Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire County UW-Extension offices.  Featured articles in this month’s newsletter include: Upcoming local UW-Extension planned workshops Katie’s Korner: Record Farm Prices and Farmland Leasing Mark’s Musings: […]

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Frost Damage to Crops

Please click on these website links or documents for more information regarding frost damage to crops: Corn – Dr. Joe Lauer, UW  Corn Extension Specialist – http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L041.aspx#Late-season Soybeans – Dr. Shawn Conley, UW Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist – http://thesoyreport.blogspot.com/2014/09/odds-my-soybean-crop-will-mature-before.html Sorghum and Sudangrass – Dr. Dan Undersander, UW Forage Extension Specialist – Sorgum sudangrass and frost (pdf) Nitrate Poisoning in Cattle, […]


Learn About Updated Laws on How Farm Machinery Operates on Wisconsin Roads

April, 2014 – Farmers, agriculturists and local town officials are invited to attend a seminar to discuss a recent Wisconsin bill that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. The University of Wisconsin-Extension Dunn County and Dunn County Farm Bureau are hosting a presentation about these changes on Monday, April 28th from […]