Agriculture

Barn and silo in a farm fieldAgricultural educators help those in rural and urban communities use research and knowledge to solve problems and take advantage of new opportunities. Agricultural educators balance farm profitability and production of high quality food, horticultural crops, fiber, and plant material with protection of the natural environment.

Economic Impact of Agriculture

Wisconsin’s farms and agricultural businesses generate more than $88.3 billion in economic activity and 413,500 jobs. New research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Extension shows how important agriculture is to the state’s economy. Read the 2014 Outagamie County Agricultural Impact Report

Latest Agricultural News

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Additional Resources for Dealing with Snow Damage to Farm Structures
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How to Deal with Snow Accumulation on Farm Buildings
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USDA Reopens Enrollment for Margin Protection Program
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LGM-DAIRY RECORDED WEBINAR
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Outagamie County Holstein Breeders Spring Sale
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Updated 2017 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide Now Available
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NRCS Announces funding opportunities for Landowners & Agricultural Producers under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
Soybean Production Clinic
Northeast Wisconsin Grain Crops Production Clinic
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Outagamie Forage Council Annual Meeting
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Calumet County UW-Extension Hiring Ag Educator
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Pest Management Update
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USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments; Total Exceeds $9.6 Billion

Member-Resources

 Staff

If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Outagamie County, please contact:

Kevin_croppedKevin Jarek | Crops, Soils and Horticulture Agent
Outagamie County – UW Extension
3365 W. Brewster St. | Appleton, WI 54914
Phone: 920-832-5128 | Wisconsin Relay: 711
Fax: 920-832-4783
Email: kevin.jarek@ces.uwex.edu

 

Dairy/Livesotck Agent Sarah Grotjan stands in front of a treeSarah Grotjan | Agriculture Dairy/Livestock Educator 
Outagamie County – UW Extension
3365 W. Brewster St. | Appleton, WI 54914
Phone: 920-832-5129 | Wisconsin Relay: 711
Fax: 920-832-4783
Email: sarah.grotjan@ces.uwex.edu

 

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