Dairy and Livestock

Winter Grazing Meeting – February 10, 2015

Winter Grazing Meeting – February 10, 2015 Columbia/Dodge Grazing Network The Columbia/Dodge Grazing Network invites you to their annual Winter Grazing Meeting at the Randolph Village Hall Community Center on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Morning presentations will include: “Grazing […]

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2015 Midwest Manure Summit – February 24-25, 2015

The 2015 Midwest Manure Summit is quickly approaching.  The conference will be held February 24-25, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay.   Please join us as speakers from all over the country present topics including: “Planning a Solid-Liquid Separation System to Meet Manure Treatment and Management Goals” “Manure Odor Management” […]

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Third PEDv Strain Identified

USDA’s secretary, Tom Vilsack, has announced the department will aid in fighting the disease which now has mutated and has 3 strains that may affect swine.  Third PEDv Strain Identified There’s now a new strain of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) on the loose, recently confirmed by the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The […]

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Who is really watching you at livestock shows?

Attention Parents & Livestock Members!!! Bernie O’Rourke has passed along the Who is really watching you at livestock shows? article to encourage you in showmanship at exhibitions.     In the article are six steps to better yourself!! 1. Help other showmen. 2. Participate in the skillathon. 3. Dress modestly and appropriately. 4. Don’t lose your temper with […]

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Forage Council Winter Meeting – February 6, 2015

Producers and agronomists are invited to attend the 2015 Dodge County Forage Council Winter Meeting on Friday, February 6, 2015 at the Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium, 127 East Oak Street in Juneau. This meeting is co-hosted by Dodge County UW-Extension (UWEX), Dodge County Forage Council and the Midwest Forage Association. Registration begins at 10:30 […]

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Nutrient Management Workshops Offered In Dodge County

Dodge County Land Conservation and UW-Extension will again be offering a workshop for farmers to learn the basics of nutrient management planning.   Topics of discussion will include: Determine crop nutrient needs. Meeting nutrient needs with fertilizer, manure & legumes. How to read soil test results. Optimal Nitrogen, soil pH/lime, phosphorus and potassium. Secondary and […]

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2015 Annual Sausage Making Class – February 11, 2015

Dodge County UW Extension Educator Bonnie Borden along with UW Madison Meats Lab Specialist, Jeff Sindelar teach participants how to make different types of sausage during a “hands-on” workshop being held on February 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dodge County Administration Building Auditorium, 127 E. Oak Street in Juneau. Participants get to take approximately five […]

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Making a difference: livestock programs prepare youth for their futures

By Jim Massey, Editor | jimmassey@mhtc.net The Country Today | MADISON — To some young people, Wisconsin’s youth livestock program is much more than raising or buying an animal and showing it at the county fair. To some, working with livestock is a passion and has helped shape their futures in the agricultural industry. For […]

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