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    • Building A Positive Work Culture October 17, 2017
      “Eighty percent of workers feel stress on the job, nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress, and 42% say their co-workers need such help” (1999 NIOSH Report).  Does your farm have a positive or negative work culture? UW-Extension Brown County Agriculture Agent Liz Binversie in the webinar Building a Positive Work Culture shares how str […]
    • Controlling Traffic, Controlling Compaction October 16, 2017
      “Producers should practice controlled traffic to reduce the areas in the field with wheel traffic compaction. Eighty to 85 percent of soil compaction damage is done with the first pass of the tires. If additional passes are made on the same traffic lanes, little additional compaction occurs. Because once a traffic lane has been driven on and the soil has bee […]
    • Chute Side Vaccine Management Tips October 12, 2017
      “Shoot, I messed up the vaccines.” If these words have ever been uttered while processing cows and calves, it may be time for implementation of some simple chute side organization tips. A good vaccination program is only as good as the techniques used in each step of administration. 70% of beef operations administer vaccines to cows and calves at least one t […]
    • Long-term Cover Crop Use and Soil Health Study October 11, 2017
      Matt Ruark Lab, UW-Madison and UW-Extension Soil Science Objectives Determine the effect of continuously using cover crops for 4 or 5 years on soil health, measured as potentially mineralized nitrogen (PMN) and permanganate oxidizable carbon (POXC). The study site was a continuous corn silage system with fall manure application and no further N added. Treatm […]
    • Hay Market Report 10-09-2017 October 10, 2017
      FULL REPORT previous HAY MARKET REPORTS


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Agricultural Agent
Email:  alana.voss@ces.uwex.edu
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Agricultural Program Coordinator
Email:  lynn.dolata@ces.uwex.edu

 

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