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We’re looking for a Regional Livestock Educator!

Extension has been working with farmers for more than 100 years, and we’re diversifying our staffing portfolio to meet the evolving needs of our clientele. The Regional Livestock Educator position is designed to work with livestock producers and agribusiness professionals across a multi-county service area to solve production challenges and incorporate new research findings into […]


Soil Testing

Lawn & Garden Soil Testing La Crosse County UW-Extension offers soil testing Why, when and how: Sampling Lawn and Garden Soils for analysis What you get: Analysis of current nutrient content of your soil including: organic matter, lime requirement, potassium, phosphorous. . Current soil pH. Recommendation of type and amount of fertilizer to add. Allow […]


WIndicators Volume 7, Issue 1: Wisconsin Farming: Insights from the 2022 Census Of Agriculture

The most recent, the 2022 Census of Agriculture, aims to provide a detailed snapshot of the nation’s farming economy, including information on farm demographics, production practices, land use, and economic trends. The intent of this issue of WIndicator is to provide an overview of recent trends in Wisconsin farming using the Census of Agriculture. We pay particular attention to the changes since the last Census in 2017 to understand trends in key metrics for Wisconsin agriculture with some references to longer term trends (1997 to 2022).


Wisconsin Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference – Special Track for Agri-Preneurship and Innovations in Ag!

Attention Small Ag Business Owners!! At the Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference, there will be a whole track of sessions devoted to agri-preneurship and innovations in Ag!

The Innovations in Local Agri-Food Business Track includes:
– New Crops and New Farms: A Panel of Driftless Agri-preneurs
– The Agri-Tech Start-Up Scene in Wisconsin
– Challenges and Opportunities When Providing Business Assistance to Entrepreneurial Farmers
– Financial Resources for Agri-preneurs


Spring 2024 Broadband Regional Workshops

Join us for these 1-day workshops, held in nine locations throughout the state. Who should attend? Information Covered Register Now Registration for each 1-day session is $25 and covers lunch, refreshments and materials.


Cereal rye cover crop, PRE emergence herbicide fate, and pigweed residual control: Considerations learned from a multi-state field study.

The adoption of cereal rye (Secale cereale) cover crop has triggered the interest of farmers as an additional tool for pigweed (waterhemp [Amaranthus tuberculatus] and Palmer amaranth [A. palmeri]) management in soybean production systems. Along with interest in this practice, there have been many questions about how cereal rye can impact other weed management practices, […]


Manure Applicator Training 2024

The Division of Extension UW-Madison is offering Manure Applicator Training 101 at several locations across Wisconsin. The Manure Applicator Training Program is open to farmers and custom manure applicators who apply their own manure or provide manure application services to farmers.


Planning AHEAD for the end of this life guided course

Planning AHEAD is a 7-session course (one hour each) that
guides participants through the topics to help people with tasks and decisions associated with end-of-life. This course features a free workbook.

Please register at: https://go.wisc.edu/2509pv by Monday, March 25th.

Connection information will be sent to registered participants. Space is limited.