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, […]

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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 […]

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2013 – 2014 Dunn County Cash Rental Rate Survey Results

February 2014 – 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 […]

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Establishing a Rental Rate & Agreement That Work: Part 3

Published in the Chippewa Valley Ag Extension Alert – Spring 2013 edition Renting land is an alternative to owning. Renting allows a farmer to increase the size of his or her operation without having to commit (or even have) the money needed to buy the land. For starting farmers, renting is a very good way […]

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