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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Beef Quality Assurance Certification
A cow stands wearing a graduation cap.
Dates Set for 2019 Cow College
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FSA Programs Available for Producers Impacted by Flood and Heavy Rains
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Corn Silage Drydowns Scheduled
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Alfalfa Scissors Information
Snow on barns
Additional Resources for Dealing with Snow Damage to Farm Structures
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Two tractors harvesting a field of alfalfa
Updated 2017 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide Now Available
Giant Hogweed? Or…Cow Parsnip, Poison Hemlock, or Purple Angelica



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


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


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