Beef Cow-Calf Workshop 2019

The 2019 Beef Cow-Calf Workshop will be held on both Tuesday, August 6th in Arcadia, WI and on Wednesday, August 14th in Cashton, WI. Area UW Division of Extension Agriculture Agents will present on production and harvesting for late planted, fall seeded small grain and cover crops for cattle feed, winter feeding considerations for using this year’s crops and alternative feedstuffs, and cost of production overview.

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Rescheduled – Horses For Clean Water Presentation by Alayne Blickle

Extension La Crosse County is bringing Alayne Blickle from Horses for Clean Water to educate local horse owners on the best techniques in the horse keeping industry! Horses for Clean Water is a program developed by horse owners for horse owners. Their mission is to help other horse owners manage their land in the best way possible for horse health and the environment. Alayne will be giving her Simple Solutions presentation.

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Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training

Kaitlyn Lance, La Crosse County UW-Extension’s Agriculture Educator, will be offering face to face YQCA trainings this spring, March 12 and April 16. The trainings will be held at the Bangor High School from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  YQCA is required for all youth animal exhibitors wishing to participate in the 2019 Wisconsin State Fair. […]

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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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Are you prepared to select your future herd sire?

For others it’s an overwhelming task, with a growing list of genetic indices and options. And for some there is no selection process; a bull is just a bull. Here are a few considerations on why and how to start sorting through your bull selection process for your next herdsire.

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1)

There have been a small number of reports from horse owners in parts of western WI and eastern MN of horses showing acute neurologic signs which could be symptoms of Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). For more information, please click “Read More”.

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