Cranberry Harvest Outlook

The cranberry is a little, red, tart fruit with a big punch, and Wisconsin produces more of this power-packed berry than any other state in the U.S. The timing of the harvest depends on the berry. Right now, harvesting berries as fresh fruit is the…


Farm Fatality Report Research Being Conducted

In 1943, University of Wisconsin Extension Safety Specialists began compiling an annual Wisconsin Farm-Related Fatality Report.  Unfortunately, every year Wisconsin’s agricultural community continues to suffer the loss of individuals who are…


Next Crop Connect Covers Forage

Are you registered for the next Badger Crop Connect? It’s the final summer episode before fall programming begins. Aug. 24  12:30-1:30 p.m. Hybrid Rye Forage Yields and Quality with Haleigh Ortmeier-Clark, Agronomy PhD Student at UW-Madison Fall…


LASA Hosting Field Day

Farmers and community members are invited to attend a public field day in southwestern Wisconsin. Lafayette Ag Stewardship Alliance, a farmer-led conservation group, will be meeting in Cuba City to demonstrate the importance of soil health. Wilson…


Professor Wins Award

Contributed by UWRF News University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Science Professor Sylvia Kehoe always wanted to help animals.  “I had an idea my research could help a lot of animals around the world,” Kehoe says.  Kehoe received the Carl E.…


Juneau County Fair Impacts Exhibitor

Fairs are a staple of Wisconsin summers and the Juneau County Fair is no exception. The fair has many things to offer from delicious food to entertainment to animals. However, it also provides youth with life skills such as hard work and…


State Fair Reveals Stellar Attendance

Wisconsin State Fair officials are delighted to share that exactly 1,003,450 fairgoers visited the 2022 Wisconsin State Fair from Aug. 4-14, a 19 percent increase over 2021 attendance. The 171st Wisconsin State Fair, presented by UScellular, came…


National FFA Membership At All-Time High

As the importance of agriculture continues to be a focus throughout the world, students around the country understand the vital role it plays in everyday life. No more is this more evident than in the growth of membership in the National FFA…


Dodge County Fair – Perfect Summer Finale

Pictured: Senior showmanship class for steers at the Dodge County Fair If you’re looking for a great way to end your summer, look no further than the Dodge County Fair. Relax, reconnect and enjoy the rest of what summer has to offer in Beaver Dam –…


Ag Lending School Tackles Farm Balance Sheet

Eleven bankers have completed the 2022 Wisconsin Bankers Association Agricultural Lending School, which was held Aug. 10-12 at the WBA headquarters in Madison. The WBA Agricultural Lending School’s rigorous curriculum includes case studies, a farm…