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Raising Quality Calves

Many farms are looking at group feeding calves with automated feeders to reduce the labor of feeding individual calves. University extension specialists will share how to design automated calf barns to meet the management needs to raise healthy calves and what are the key factors associated with the successful use of automated feeders.
Also, learn how nutrition plays an important role in the calf’s ability to respond to everyday stressors and learn what your role is in the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD).


Badger Swine Symposium

The University of Wisconsin-Extension Swine Team and Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) invite pork producers and industry to attend the 2016 Badger Swine Symposium. This year’s event will be held on Friday, Nov. 4 at the UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm – Ag Technology Center, at 29200 University Farm Road, Platteville. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the program will start at 10 a.m. Lunch will be provided. Online Registration Available 


Pest Management Update Meeting

Join us for the 2016 Pest Management Update Meeting where UW-Extension agents will present the latest information on weed, insect, and disease management and biology in Wisconsin field crops. The format of the meeting has changed for 2016.The focus of the first two hours has been changed to present more emphasis on research updates and […]


Farm Barn Meetings

Join us November 1 and 9 from 8:00 – 9:30 pm for the 2016 Quality Milk Council Farm Barn Meeting and learn from industry experts about Alfalfa Dollars & Sense, NDF Digestibility, Selling unused Colostrum, and Cattle Trailer Safety.


Spending Plan Workshops

Money Management : Creating a Spending Plan Putting your financial goals in writing can make them seem more concrete and achievable. The Creating a Spending Plan Workshop teaches basic money management, decision making, and ways to organize personal finances. Consumers who improve their household credit management to enhance financial security will benefit their communities by boosting […]