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Dairy Revenue Protection Program Informational Meetings offered by UW-Extension this winter

UW-Extension will offer a number of meetings across the state for farmers interested in learning about the new Dairy Revenue Protection program, a new federal insurance tool, with a quarterly payout to dairy farms when milk revenue falls below their insured revenue level. There is no fee to attend the meetings. Registration recommended for meeting materials. The following UW-Extension meetings on the Dairy Revenue Protection program are available by date and location.  For registration, more information and questions, contact the UW-Extension office for each meeting location.


Our Joy Continues!

We are very excited to share the great news that the Joy Conference continues into 2019!   Our workshops will include: *This is Livin’!  Moving from Messy Moments to Happy Places   Gaye Lindfors *Be the Exception!   Annie Meehan, CLC *Best Day Ever    Lannelle Vasichek   The event will be held Saturday February 2, 2019 at Fox […]

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Beef Quality Assurance Certification

Some large packers and processors have announced that effective January 1, 2019, buyers representing them will only purchase from farms that are BQA or FARM Certified. Most dairy farms are certified with their dairy processor; ask your dairy rep for help in providing your FARM Certification number at the point of sale. This will be […]

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FSA Programs Available for Producers Impacted by Flood and Heavy Rains

Wisconsin Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers across the state of federal farm program benefits that may be available to help eligible producers recover from recent heavy rains and flooding. FSA offers disaster assistance and low-interest loan programs to assist agricultural producers in their recovery efforts following floods or similar qualifying natural disasters. […]

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Corn Silage Drydowns Scheduled

The Outagamie Forage Council, in cooperation with Fox Valley Technical College and the Midwest Forage Association, will be hosting Corn Silage Drydown events to help farmers maximize both the quality and quantity of this year’s crop.