Agriculture News


National Farm Safety Information    Every Farmer Counts –


For more than 75 years, the U.S. has observed National Farm Safety and Health Week by Presidential Proclamation. President Roosevelt signed the first observance in 1944 in the middle of World War II, noting the importance of American farmers and ranchers to both the war efforts and as important partners in national and global peace and prosperity.  READ MORE – CLICK HERE FOR MORE


Flooding Impacts Corn Growth and Yield 

Crop Production Management in Low-Margin Years

Low-margin crop production years require a “sharper pencil” to maintain profitability. University of Wisconsin-Madison provides a series of videos designed to help farmers discern key management strategies when prices are low. Follow the link below and choose from nine (9) videos on different management topics. For more information contact your local Extension office.


DATCP’s Wisconsin Farm Center is Here to Help

MADISON – With Wisconsin farmers facing an unprecedented series of challenges brought on by low commodity prices, unfavorable weather patterns, uncertain global markets and now, challenges posed by COVID-19, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) reminds farmers that support, information and resources are available through the Wisconsin Farm Center.

Click on link above or here for more info – 4.7.20FarmCenterRelease 



“With the new IOH rules in place, we have a new condensed outline of information on road authority and when overweight permits are needed” For more info MA permit cheat sheets

Frost Seeding Forages into Established Pastures –  frost_seeding

Publications that may help decisions with harvest: