Farm Center Office 24/7 Hotline Other Counseling

MADISON – As of July 1, Wisconsin farmers facing increased stress and other challenges can access additional free and confidential counseling resources by contacting the Farm Center at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). As part of a new pilot program, the Farm Center can now connect callers to a 24/7 […]

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Green County CLEAN SWEEP Program

Green County CLEAN SWEEP Hazardous Materials Collection Program Opened on May 2, 2020 and will close on October 31st, 2020 at the Green County Landfill, W2002 County SS, Brodhead, WI.  The program will be open to receive Agriculture products as well as Household products for Green County farmers and residents. Hours of Operation: 7AM-3PM (Weekdays) […]

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Friend of Extension – Mike Doyle

Mike Doyle, retiring Green County Clerk was presented with the Friend of Extension award at the recent County Board meeting held on June 9th. This award has been presented annually since 1990 by the Extension Green County University of Wisconsin office to recognize individuals that have been provided outstanding support towards conducting UW-Extension educational programs […]

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DATCP Announces Details for WI Farm Support Program

MADISON – Following extensive discussions with agricultural stakeholders, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is announcing the timeline and eligibility requirements of the Wisconsin Farm Support Program, which will provide $50 million in direct aid payments to Wisconsin farmers who have experienced losses due to COVID-19. Applications for this funding, administered […]

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Dry Cow Management for Successful Lactation

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension will offer a program for agribusiness professionals to provide information about best practices during the dry/transition period. The program will be offered as a three-part webinar series on Thursdays, May 28, June 4, and June 11, 2020. The transition from late gestation to early lactation is challenging for […]

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Badger Crop Connect

BADGER CROP CONNECT June 17th,  12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Register by 5:00 PM on June 16: https://go.wisc.edu/8ajr9o  Badger Crop Connect is a new webinar series developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Crops and Soils Program to bring farmers and agronomists timely crop updates for the state of Wisconsin. This will be a bi-weekly webinar […]

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COVID 19 – Heart of the Farm- Coffee Chats

  LOCAL COFFEE CHATS TO BE OFFERED   NEW! South Central Wisconsin will be a host to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture’s new online ‘Coffee Chats’ weekly series starting Wednesday, May 20th – Wednesday, June 3, 7-8p.m. The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference series is an […]

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Passion for Pork Program

Media Contacts: Keri Retallick, Wisconsin Pork Association Executive Vice President, (608) 778-7250 Rick Hummell, DATCP Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5041 MADISON – The Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) have joined forces to start a new program connecting Wisconsin pork producers to local meat processors, consumers […]

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Managing The Surplus: Strategies for Reducing Milk Production

To support producers and industry professionals with decision-making regarding recent production restrictions placed on some dairy producers, University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension will be offering a Strategies to Reduce Milk Production webinar on May 6, 2020. Due to the recent reduction in dairy product demand, some dairy processors have instructed their dairy […]

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Considerations for Landspreading Milk Webinar

Plan to participate in the Landspreading Milk Webinar on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon.  Register by 4:30 pm, April 6 at https://go.wisc.edu/6mca3r . Some Wisconsin dairy farms have been asked by their processors to withhold delivery of milk, resulting in the need for milk or milk/manure mixtures to be applied to cropland. […]

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