2018 Century/Sesquicentennial Farm or Home Application

The 2018 Century and Sesquicentennial Farm or Home applications are now available. 2018 Century Farm or Home Application 2018 Sesquicentennial Farm or Home Application Please download the appropriate form, complete and return it to: Jill Albanese Century Farm Program Wisconsin State Fair 640 S 84th St West Allis, WI 53214 If you have any questions about […]

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WI Pork Association Offers Scholarships

Wisconsin Pork Association Scholarship The Wisconsin Pork Association scholarship is open to high school seniors pursuing post high school education in agriculture. Preference will be given to those students possessing leadership abilities and a sincere interest in the swine industry. Five finalists will be selected from the applications received to compete for the $500 scholarship, […]

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Glyphosate-Resistant Waterhemp Found in Door County

First confirmed glyphosate-resistant waterhemp found in Door County Resistance is a word that no one who is involved with agriculture wants to hear. When a weed, insect, or disease is resistant to a pesticide, it means that a pesticide that previously worked is no longer effective because of a change in the pest’s genetics. Around […]

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Safely Using Produce from Flooded Gardens

After flooding occurs, gardeners often raise questions about the safety of consuming produce from gardens that were under water for a day or two. How concerned gardeners have to be about using garden produce after a flood depends, to a large degree, on how “clean” the flood water was or whether it was likely to […]

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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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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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