Road Safety and Farm Equipment

Spring is slow to arrive this year, but that doesn’t stop the need for field work and farm equipment on the roads. Because most of the roads in Kewaunee and Door Counties are rural, practicing patience and caution can prevent a serious accident. Farm vehicles can be recognized by their size and slow moving emblems […]

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UW-Extension Summer Field Day

UW-Extension Summer Field Day will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 1:00-4:00 pm at Olson Family Farms, 580 County Rd S in Sturgeon Bay. Topics and Speakers include: INSECTS Annie Deutsch, Door County Agriculture Agent DISEASES Dr. Damon Smith, UW-Extension Field Crop Pathology Specialist Brian Mueller, UW Plant Pathology Graduate Student WEEDS Dr. Mark […]

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Tractor Safety Classes

PLEASE NOTE: THESE CLASSES ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION IF THERE AREN’T 20 STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE CLASS. Spring 2017 Luxemburg:  April 1 – April 8, April 22, April 29 (no class April 15) from 9 am– 3 pm Summer 2017 Green Bay:  June 19-22, 9 am – 3 pm Luxemburg:  June 26-29, 9 am – […]

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2017 Kewaunee County Holstein Breeder Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Kewaunee County Holstein Breeder Scholarship. Applicants must be currently enrolled or a high school senior intending to enroll as a full time student in a Bachelor’s Program at any college or university, or a two-year Associate Degree Program at any technical college or Short Course. The applicant […]

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Do you know the VOMITOXIN (DON) levels in your grain?

For FAST, RELIABLE, UNBIASED, THIRD-PARTY Vomitoxin  (DON – Produced by Head Scab and other Fussarium diseases) results, send your wheat, rye, triticale, alfalfa, barley, corn, oats, and soybean samples to WCIA’s laboratory: Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association 1575 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Or contact 800-892-1341 wcia@mailplus.wisc.edu

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Kewaunee County Agriculture: Values and Economic Impact 2014

 Agriculture works hard for Kewaunee County every day. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues. This brochure gives you the values and economic impact information from the USDA Census Information. Agriculture Impact Kewaunee County (pdf) Download […]

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Custom Rate Guide Farm Machinery

IT’S HERE, the long awaited Custom Rate Guide! Current Rate Guide, next one to be issued Spring of 2017. This 2013 summary is a result of a mail survey which collected rates paid by farmers for custom work performed in 2013. http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Wisconsin/Publications/custom_rates_2013.pdf

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Implements of Husbandry Study

Restoring Balance: Increases in size and weight of agricultural equipment, specifically Implements of Husbandry (IoH), has evolved over time to meet productivity and functionality needs in the field often without consideration of its use on public roadways. This creates a mismatch between the equipment and its suitability for use on public roadways and structures. There […]

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