Cranberry Harvest in a Covid Era

Cranberry crops are ready and it’s the most important time of year – harvest. 2020’s harvest raises questions about how normal habits can be adapted to bring the crop in safely, keeping worker and farmer health, food safety, and the uninterrupted harvest and transport of cranberries in mind. Click here to view simple and straightforward […]

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Wood County Clean Sweep 2020

Wood County Agriculture and Household Clean Sweep Saturday, August 29th, 2020 8:00am-12:00pm Marshfield Ag Research Station – South Campus | 2611 Yellowstone Drive, Marshfield Serving all of Wood County residents Click here for the full event brochure *NEW THIS YEAR – Safety Requirements All residents must stay in vehicles at all times Residents should load […]

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Extension Responds to COVID-19

During the coronavirus pandemic, Extension employees are working remotely and are continuing to provide resources for families, farms, businesses and communities. Click here to access these resources.

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Resources for Small Businesses and Nonprofits during the Pandemic

Resources for Small Businesses and Nonprofits during the Pandemic UW-Madison Division of Extension Center for Community & Economic Development: Navigating Coronavirus for Small Businesses Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation: COVID-19 Business Resources Extension Responds to COVID-19: Financial Assistance for Small Businesses and Nonprofits Extension Responds to COVID-19: “We’re All In” Small Business Grants Wisconsin Small Business Development […]

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5 Ways To Prune Trees And Promote Growth

When temperatures warm in late winter and early spring, it’s a good time to take advantage of these conditions to plan tree pruning. This practice helps maintain the size of trees, allows better light penetration into their crowns, minimizes disease, promotes better bloom, increases safety by removing dead and broken branches and enhances their overall […]

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Wisconsin Ag Land Prices 2008-2013

Ag land values steady in 1013.  The Center for Dairy Profitablilty has provided Wisconsin Agricultural Land Prices for 2013.  “Weakened commmodity prices and the threat of rising interest rates combined to hold the lid on Wisconsin agricultural land prices in 2013.  While commodity prices have softened in the 2nd half of 2013, the transfer return […]

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