Pesticide Applicator Trainings Scheduled for 2019

La Crosse County Pesticide Applicator Trainings Scheduled for 2019. Extension La Crosse County will be offering Pesticide Applicator Trainings at the Holland Town hall on January 29th and the Greenfield Town hall on February 14th. For those interested in private pesticide applicator certification/recertification, you may attend either one of the training sessions (test at the end). […]

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Beef Quality Assurance Certification

NEW Beef Quality Assurance Certification Requirement & Training Locations Some large packers and processors have announced that effective January 1, 2019, they will only purchase from farms that are BQA or FARM Certified. Most dairy farms are FARM certified through their milk processor. Ask your dairy plant representative for help to get a copy of […]

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Pest Management Update

The Annual UW Pest Management Update will be held in Bangor, Wisconsin at The Log Cabin on Friday, November 16, 2018.  Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the program running 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Log Cabin is located at N4697 State Road 162. There is a $40 pre-registration fee that is due by November 2, 2018.

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Protecting Lung Health Around Moldy Grain, Hay & Other Products

Dusty conditions are common on farms when working with grain, hay, silage and other products. Recent wet conditions from excess rain and flooding often makes these issues worse especially as products begin to grow mold and deteriorate. In addition, even during normal times, in the fall, Wisconsin producers work feverishly to get crops harvested before […]

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Agricultural & Horticultural Flooding Resources

The UW-Extension Agricultural Preparedness and Response team has information available on what to do if your garden or field has flooded. Everything from assessing flooded corn, soybeans, and forages to food safety for flooded farms.

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