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Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 9:00 AM
The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a series of webinars, “Strategic Farming 2021: Let’s Talk Crops!” this winter to discuss some of the key issues and questions around crop production facing Minnesota corn and soybean farmers today. Sessions will be held over Zoom, which can be accessed via your computer, phone or other mobile device, and run from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 6 through March 24. These online sessions will be very informal and open to all interested. Each session will start with a brief presentation (about 10 minutes) by the discussion leaders for the day, followed by 20 minutes of discussion, framed around farmer/participant questions on the topic. Speakers will include researchers and educators from the University of MN and North Central region, as well as area agency personnel. Topics and speakers include: – Jan. 6: Corn hybrid selection. Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist, Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist and Tom Hoverstad, Researcher – Jan. 13: Soybean variety selection. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist – Jan. 20: Herbicide Technology traits: What to use where, when, and how? Debalin Sarangi, Extension Weed Specialist and Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist – Jan. 27: Broadcasting versus Banding P & K. Jeff Vetsch, Researcher and Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist – Feb. 3: Third crops ready to work for you. Jochum Wiersma, Extension Small Grains Specialist and Craig Sheaffer, Forage Specialist – Feb. 10: We’ve got you covered: The latest on cover crop research and tools you can use. Axel Garcia y Garcia, Sustainable Cropping Systems, Anna Cates, Extension State Soil Health Specialist and Gregg Johnson, Biomass Cropping Systems – Feb. 17: Adjusting Soil pH to Maximize Crop Production. Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist and Jeff Vetsch, Researcher – Feb. 24: The Nuts’n Bolts of On-Farm Research - Doin’ it right. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist, Purdue University and Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Specialist – March 3: Making every acre pay. Naeem Kalwar, Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Dakota State University, Tanner Bruse, MN Ag & Conservation Programs Manager, Pheasants Forever and Alan Lepp, NRCS – March 10: What insects are bugging your corn this year? Ken Ostlie, Extension Entomologist and Bruce Potter, Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist – March 17: SCN: So tough a threat, it warrants a coalition. Greg Tylka, Nematologist, Iowa State University, Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Samuel Markell, Extension Broadleaf Plant Pathologist, North Dakota State University – March 24: Stand Establishment for corn and soybean. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist, Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist For more details on each session and to register, go to: https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming. You need only register once for the whole program series. At registration, please take a moment to let us know what questions you would like highlighted during the discussions. There is no charge to participate, and sessions will be recorded and posted for viewing later at your convenience.
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End Time: 12:00 AM
There are more women farmers and ranchers today than there ever have been before. The National Farmers Union Women’s Conference, to be held virtually January 17-18, 2021, is designed to address the unique barriers women face in agriculture. Wisconsin Farmers Union is offering scholarships for women interested in attending the conference, which will cover a variety of subjects including business management, marketing, cooperative development, succession planning, food safety, and leadership. In addition to gaining relevant skills, attendees build a network of women farmers across the country who they can reach out to throughout the year. See the full line-up and event agenda at https://national-farmers-union-womens-conference.heysummit.com/
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Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
The Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA), a partnership between the Center for Dairy Research (CDR) and Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA), has opened registration for the “Let’s Get Started” webinar series. These webinars are geared towards dairy farmers and processors interested in improving their business through diversification, including the development of new value-added products. The “Let’s Get Started” webinar series will help identify local resources, expertise and technical assistance to support dairy farmers and processors who have decided to move forward on diversifying their enterprise or developing a new product. The webinars will be a combination of general information presentations, breakout sessions and interviews with farmers and processors who will share their experiences and lessons learned. The goal of the webinar series is to connect dairy businesses to local or state-level resources that can assist with each stage of their project. Webinar No. 5 – Regulatory Concerns in a Food or Beverage Start-Up, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 6 – Food Safety and Quality, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 7 – Understanding and Accessing Economic Development Financing, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 8 – Exporting Dairy Products, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m. To register: Visit the DBIA website – https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia-webinars View previous webinars: Webinars No. 1-4 have already taken place but you can view a recording of the webinar as well as webinar slides on the DBIA website – https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia-webinars More information: Announcements regarding DBIA grants and trainings can be found at https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia and www.WisCheeseMakers.org.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Farm Ready Research webinar series will offer webinars from December to April 2021, hosted by Extension experts, on topics ranging from determining cost of production to preventing on-farm injuries to navigating farm business. For a complete list of topics and to register, visit go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required to allow access to the session. Information about all available UW-Madison Extension Agriculture programs can be found at go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. A sample week of Extension agricultural webinars begins on Tuesdays with Badger Dairy Insight from 1-2:30 p.m. and Wisconsin Beef Special Edition from 7-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays focus on Small Ruminants from 7:30-9 p.m.; and then its Farm Management Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. – Badger Dairy Insight topics provide guidance about farm safety and information for dairy farms of all sizes to remain competitive and profitable. – Wisconsin Beef Special Edition combines content from UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Cattle Feeder Workshops. – Small Ruminant Series topics range from direct marketing to lamb care, forage analysis, and pasture management. – Farm Management Fridays will highlight farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools for farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making. For more information, call Sauk County Agriculture Educator Alana Voss at 608-355-3250 or email alana.voss@wisc.edu.
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Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 9:00 AM
The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a series of webinars, “Strategic Farming 2021: Let’s Talk Crops!” this winter to discuss some of the key issues and questions around crop production facing Minnesota corn and soybean farmers today. Sessions will be held over Zoom, which can be accessed via your computer, phone or other mobile device, and run from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 6 through March 24. These online sessions will be very informal and open to all interested. Each session will start with a brief presentation (about 10 minutes) by the discussion leaders for the day, followed by 20 minutes of discussion, framed around farmer/participant questions on the topic. Speakers will include researchers and educators from the University of MN and North Central region, as well as area agency personnel. Topics and speakers include: – Jan. 6: Corn hybrid selection. Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist, Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist and Tom Hoverstad, Researcher – Jan. 13: Soybean variety selection. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist – Jan. 20: Herbicide Technology traits: What to use where, when, and how? Debalin Sarangi, Extension Weed Specialist and Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist – Jan. 27: Broadcasting versus Banding P & K. Jeff Vetsch, Researcher and Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist – Feb. 3: Third crops ready to work for you. Jochum Wiersma, Extension Small Grains Specialist and Craig Sheaffer, Forage Specialist – Feb. 10: We’ve got you covered: The latest on cover crop research and tools you can use. Axel Garcia y Garcia, Sustainable Cropping Systems, Anna Cates, Extension State Soil Health Specialist and Gregg Johnson, Biomass Cropping Systems – Feb. 17: Adjusting Soil pH to Maximize Crop Production. Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist and Jeff Vetsch, Researcher – Feb. 24: The Nuts’n Bolts of On-Farm Research - Doin’ it right. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist, Purdue University and Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Specialist – March 3: Making every acre pay. Naeem Kalwar, Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Dakota State University, Tanner Bruse, MN Ag & Conservation Programs Manager, Pheasants Forever and Alan Lepp, NRCS – March 10: What insects are bugging your corn this year? Ken Ostlie, Extension Entomologist and Bruce Potter, Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist – March 17: SCN: So tough a threat, it warrants a coalition. Greg Tylka, Nematologist, Iowa State University, Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Samuel Markell, Extension Broadleaf Plant Pathologist, North Dakota State University – March 24: Stand Establishment for corn and soybean. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist, Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist For more details on each session and to register, go to: https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming. You need only register once for the whole program series. At registration, please take a moment to let us know what questions you would like highlighted during the discussions. There is no charge to participate, and sessions will be recorded and posted for viewing later at your convenience.
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Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
The Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA), a partnership between the Center for Dairy Research (CDR) and Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA), has opened registration for the “Let’s Get Started” webinar series. These webinars are geared towards dairy farmers and processors interested in improving their business through diversification, including the development of new value-added products. The “Let’s Get Started” webinar series will help identify local resources, expertise and technical assistance to support dairy farmers and processors who have decided to move forward on diversifying their enterprise or developing a new product. The webinars will be a combination of general information presentations, breakout sessions and interviews with farmers and processors who will share their experiences and lessons learned. The goal of the webinar series is to connect dairy businesses to local or state-level resources that can assist with each stage of their project. Webinar No. 5 – Regulatory Concerns in a Food or Beverage Start-Up, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 6 – Food Safety and Quality, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 7 – Understanding and Accessing Economic Development Financing, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 8 – Exporting Dairy Products, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m. To register: Visit the DBIA website – https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia-webinars View previous webinars: Webinars No. 1-4 have already taken place but you can view a recording of the webinar as well as webinar slides on the DBIA website – https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia-webinars More information: Announcements regarding DBIA grants and trainings can be found at https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia and www.WisCheeseMakers.org.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Farm Ready Research webinar series will offer webinars from December to April 2021, hosted by Extension experts, on topics ranging from determining cost of production to preventing on-farm injuries to navigating farm business. For a complete list of topics and to register, visit go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required to allow access to the session. Information about all available UW-Madison Extension Agriculture programs can be found at go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. A sample week of Extension agricultural webinars begins on Tuesdays with Badger Dairy Insight from 1-2:30 p.m. and Wisconsin Beef Special Edition from 7-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays focus on Small Ruminants from 7:30-9 p.m.; and then its Farm Management Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. – Badger Dairy Insight topics provide guidance about farm safety and information for dairy farms of all sizes to remain competitive and profitable. – Wisconsin Beef Special Edition combines content from UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Cattle Feeder Workshops. – Small Ruminant Series topics range from direct marketing to lamb care, forage analysis, and pasture management. – Farm Management Fridays will highlight farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools for farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making. For more information, call Sauk County Agriculture Educator Alana Voss at 608-355-3250 or email alana.voss@wisc.edu.
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Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 9:00 AM
The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a series of webinars, “Strategic Farming 2021: Let’s Talk Crops!” this winter to discuss some of the key issues and questions around crop production facing Minnesota corn and soybean farmers today. Sessions will be held over Zoom, which can be accessed via your computer, phone or other mobile device, and run from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 6 through March 24. These online sessions will be very informal and open to all interested. Each session will start with a brief presentation (about 10 minutes) by the discussion leaders for the day, followed by 20 minutes of discussion, framed around farmer/participant questions on the topic. Speakers will include researchers and educators from the University of MN and North Central region, as well as area agency personnel. Topics and speakers include: – Jan. 6: Corn hybrid selection. Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist, Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist and Tom Hoverstad, Researcher – Jan. 13: Soybean variety selection. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist – Jan. 20: Herbicide Technology traits: What to use where, when, and how? Debalin Sarangi, Extension Weed Specialist and Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist – Jan. 27: Broadcasting versus Banding P & K. Jeff Vetsch, Researcher and Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist – Feb. 3: Third crops ready to work for you. Jochum Wiersma, Extension Small Grains Specialist and Craig Sheaffer, Forage Specialist – Feb. 10: We’ve got you covered: The latest on cover crop research and tools you can use. Axel Garcia y Garcia, Sustainable Cropping Systems, Anna Cates, Extension State Soil Health Specialist and Gregg Johnson, Biomass Cropping Systems – Feb. 17: Adjusting Soil pH to Maximize Crop Production. Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist and Jeff Vetsch, Researcher – Feb. 24: The Nuts’n Bolts of On-Farm Research - Doin’ it right. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist, Purdue University and Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Specialist – March 3: Making every acre pay. Naeem Kalwar, Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Dakota State University, Tanner Bruse, MN Ag & Conservation Programs Manager, Pheasants Forever and Alan Lepp, NRCS – March 10: What insects are bugging your corn this year? Ken Ostlie, Extension Entomologist and Bruce Potter, Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist – March 17: SCN: So tough a threat, it warrants a coalition. Greg Tylka, Nematologist, Iowa State University, Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Samuel Markell, Extension Broadleaf Plant Pathologist, North Dakota State University – March 24: Stand Establishment for corn and soybean. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist, Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist For more details on each session and to register, go to: https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming. You need only register once for the whole program series. At registration, please take a moment to let us know what questions you would like highlighted during the discussions. There is no charge to participate, and sessions will be recorded and posted for viewing later at your convenience.
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Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
The Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA), a partnership between the Center for Dairy Research (CDR) and Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA), has opened registration for the “Let’s Get Started” webinar series. These webinars are geared towards dairy farmers and processors interested in improving their business through diversification, including the development of new value-added products. The “Let’s Get Started” webinar series will help identify local resources, expertise and technical assistance to support dairy farmers and processors who have decided to move forward on diversifying their enterprise or developing a new product. The webinars will be a combination of general information presentations, breakout sessions and interviews with farmers and processors who will share their experiences and lessons learned. The goal of the webinar series is to connect dairy businesses to local or state-level resources that can assist with each stage of their project. Webinar No. 5 – Regulatory Concerns in a Food or Beverage Start-Up, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 6 – Food Safety and Quality, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 7 – Understanding and Accessing Economic Development Financing, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m. Webinar No. 8 – Exporting Dairy Products, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, 1:30-3 p.m. To register: Visit the DBIA website – https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia-webinars View previous webinars: Webinars No. 1-4 have already taken place but you can view a recording of the webinar as well as webinar slides on the DBIA website – https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia-webinars More information: Announcements regarding DBIA grants and trainings can be found at https://www.cdr.wisc.edu/dbia and www.WisCheeseMakers.org.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Farm Ready Research webinar series will offer webinars from December to April 2021, hosted by Extension experts, on topics ranging from determining cost of production to preventing on-farm injuries to navigating farm business. For a complete list of topics and to register, visit go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required to allow access to the session. Information about all available UW-Madison Extension Agriculture programs can be found at go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. A sample week of Extension agricultural webinars begins on Tuesdays with Badger Dairy Insight from 1-2:30 p.m. and Wisconsin Beef Special Edition from 7-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays focus on Small Ruminants from 7:30-9 p.m.; and then its Farm Management Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. – Badger Dairy Insight topics provide guidance about farm safety and information for dairy farms of all sizes to remain competitive and profitable. – Wisconsin Beef Special Edition combines content from UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Cattle Feeder Workshops. – Small Ruminant Series topics range from direct marketing to lamb care, forage analysis, and pasture management. – Farm Management Fridays will highlight farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools for farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making. For more information, call Sauk County Agriculture Educator Alana Voss at 608-355-3250 or email alana.voss@wisc.edu.
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Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 9:00 AM
The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a series of webinars, “Strategic Farming 2021: Let’s Talk Crops!” this winter to discuss some of the key issues and questions around crop production facing Minnesota corn and soybean farmers today. Sessions will be held over Zoom, which can be accessed via your computer, phone or other mobile device, and run from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 6 through March 24. These online sessions will be very informal and open to all interested. Each session will start with a brief presentation (about 10 minutes) by the discussion leaders for the day, followed by 20 minutes of discussion, framed around farmer/participant questions on the topic. Speakers will include researchers and educators from the University of MN and North Central region, as well as area agency personnel. Topics and speakers include: – Jan. 6: Corn hybrid selection. Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist, Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist and Tom Hoverstad, Researcher – Jan. 13: Soybean variety selection. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist – Jan. 20: Herbicide Technology traits: What to use where, when, and how? Debalin Sarangi, Extension Weed Specialist and Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist – Jan. 27: Broadcasting versus Banding P & K. Jeff Vetsch, Researcher and Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist – Feb. 3: Third crops ready to work for you. Jochum Wiersma, Extension Small Grains Specialist and Craig Sheaffer, Forage Specialist – Feb. 10: We’ve got you covered: The latest on cover crop research and tools you can use. Axel Garcia y Garcia, Sustainable Cropping Systems, Anna Cates, Extension State Soil Health Specialist and Gregg Johnson, Biomass Cropping Systems – Feb. 17: Adjusting Soil pH to Maximize Crop Production. Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist and Jeff Vetsch, Researcher – Feb. 24: The Nuts’n Bolts of On-Farm Research - Doin’ it right. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist, Purdue University and Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Specialist – March 3: Making every acre pay. Naeem Kalwar, Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Dakota State University, Tanner Bruse, MN Ag & Conservation Programs Manager, Pheasants Forever and Alan Lepp, NRCS – March 10: What insects are bugging your corn this year? Ken Ostlie, Extension Entomologist and Bruce Potter, Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist – March 17: SCN: So tough a threat, it warrants a coalition. Greg Tylka, Nematologist, Iowa State University, Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Samuel Markell, Extension Broadleaf Plant Pathologist, North Dakota State University – March 24: Stand Establishment for corn and soybean. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist, Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist For more details on each session and to register, go to: https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming. You need only register once for the whole program series. At registration, please take a moment to let us know what questions you would like highlighted during the discussions. There is no charge to participate, and sessions will be recorded and posted for viewing later at your convenience.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Farm Ready Research webinar series will offer webinars from December to April 2021, hosted by Extension experts, on topics ranging from determining cost of production to preventing on-farm injuries to navigating farm business. For a complete list of topics and to register, visit go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required to allow access to the session. Information about all available UW-Madison Extension Agriculture programs can be found at go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. A sample week of Extension agricultural webinars begins on Tuesdays with Badger Dairy Insight from 1-2:30 p.m. and Wisconsin Beef Special Edition from 7-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays focus on Small Ruminants from 7:30-9 p.m.; and then its Farm Management Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. – Badger Dairy Insight topics provide guidance about farm safety and information for dairy farms of all sizes to remain competitive and profitable. – Wisconsin Beef Special Edition combines content from UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Cattle Feeder Workshops. – Small Ruminant Series topics range from direct marketing to lamb care, forage analysis, and pasture management. – Farm Management Fridays will highlight farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools for farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making. For more information, call Sauk County Agriculture Educator Alana Voss at 608-355-3250 or email alana.voss@wisc.edu.
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Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 9:00 AM
The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a series of webinars, “Strategic Farming 2021: Let’s Talk Crops!” this winter to discuss some of the key issues and questions around crop production facing Minnesota corn and soybean farmers today. Sessions will be held over Zoom, which can be accessed via your computer, phone or other mobile device, and run from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 6 through March 24. These online sessions will be very informal and open to all interested. Each session will start with a brief presentation (about 10 minutes) by the discussion leaders for the day, followed by 20 minutes of discussion, framed around farmer/participant questions on the topic. Speakers will include researchers and educators from the University of MN and North Central region, as well as area agency personnel. Topics and speakers include: – Jan. 6: Corn hybrid selection. Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist, Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist and Tom Hoverstad, Researcher – Jan. 13: Soybean variety selection. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist – Jan. 20: Herbicide Technology traits: What to use where, when, and how? Debalin Sarangi, Extension Weed Specialist and Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist – Jan. 27: Broadcasting versus Banding P & K. Jeff Vetsch, Researcher and Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist – Feb. 3: Third crops ready to work for you. Jochum Wiersma, Extension Small Grains Specialist and Craig Sheaffer, Forage Specialist – Feb. 10: We’ve got you covered: The latest on cover crop research and tools you can use. Axel Garcia y Garcia, Sustainable Cropping Systems, Anna Cates, Extension State Soil Health Specialist and Gregg Johnson, Biomass Cropping Systems – Feb. 17: Adjusting Soil pH to Maximize Crop Production. Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist and Jeff Vetsch, Researcher – Feb. 24: The Nuts’n Bolts of On-Farm Research - Doin’ it right. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist, Purdue University and Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Specialist – March 3: Making every acre pay. Naeem Kalwar, Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Dakota State University, Tanner Bruse, MN Ag & Conservation Programs Manager, Pheasants Forever and Alan Lepp, NRCS – March 10: What insects are bugging your corn this year? Ken Ostlie, Extension Entomologist and Bruce Potter, Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist – March 17: SCN: So tough a threat, it warrants a coalition. Greg Tylka, Nematologist, Iowa State University, Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Samuel Markell, Extension Broadleaf Plant Pathologist, North Dakota State University – March 24: Stand Establishment for corn and soybean. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist, Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist For more details on each session and to register, go to: https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming. You need only register once for the whole program series. At registration, please take a moment to let us know what questions you would like highlighted during the discussions. There is no charge to participate, and sessions will be recorded and posted for viewing later at your convenience.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Farm Ready Research webinar series will offer webinars from December to April 2021, hosted by Extension experts, on topics ranging from determining cost of production to preventing on-farm injuries to navigating farm business. For a complete list of topics and to register, visit go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required to allow access to the session. Information about all available UW-Madison Extension Agriculture programs can be found at go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. A sample week of Extension agricultural webinars begins on Tuesdays with Badger Dairy Insight from 1-2:30 p.m. and Wisconsin Beef Special Edition from 7-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays focus on Small Ruminants from 7:30-9 p.m.; and then its Farm Management Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. – Badger Dairy Insight topics provide guidance about farm safety and information for dairy farms of all sizes to remain competitive and profitable. – Wisconsin Beef Special Edition combines content from UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Cattle Feeder Workshops. – Small Ruminant Series topics range from direct marketing to lamb care, forage analysis, and pasture management. – Farm Management Fridays will highlight farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools for farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making. For more information, call Sauk County Agriculture Educator Alana Voss at 608-355-3250 or email alana.voss@wisc.edu.
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Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 9:00 AM
The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a series of webinars, “Strategic Farming 2021: Let’s Talk Crops!” this winter to discuss some of the key issues and questions around crop production facing Minnesota corn and soybean farmers today. Sessions will be held over Zoom, which can be accessed via your computer, phone or other mobile device, and run from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 6 through March 24. These online sessions will be very informal and open to all interested. Each session will start with a brief presentation (about 10 minutes) by the discussion leaders for the day, followed by 20 minutes of discussion, framed around farmer/participant questions on the topic. Speakers will include researchers and educators from the University of MN and North Central region, as well as area agency personnel. Topics and speakers include: – Jan. 6: Corn hybrid selection. Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist, Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist and Tom Hoverstad, Researcher – Jan. 13: Soybean variety selection. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist – Jan. 20: Herbicide Technology traits: What to use where, when, and how? Debalin Sarangi, Extension Weed Specialist and Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist – Jan. 27: Broadcasting versus Banding P & K. Jeff Vetsch, Researcher and Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist – Feb. 3: Third crops ready to work for you. Jochum Wiersma, Extension Small Grains Specialist and Craig Sheaffer, Forage Specialist – Feb. 10: We’ve got you covered: The latest on cover crop research and tools you can use. Axel Garcia y Garcia, Sustainable Cropping Systems, Anna Cates, Extension State Soil Health Specialist and Gregg Johnson, Biomass Cropping Systems – Feb. 17: Adjusting Soil pH to Maximize Crop Production. Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist and Jeff Vetsch, Researcher – Feb. 24: The Nuts’n Bolts of On-Farm Research - Doin’ it right. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist, Purdue University and Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Specialist – March 3: Making every acre pay. Naeem Kalwar, Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Dakota State University, Tanner Bruse, MN Ag & Conservation Programs Manager, Pheasants Forever and Alan Lepp, NRCS – March 10: What insects are bugging your corn this year? Ken Ostlie, Extension Entomologist and Bruce Potter, Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist – March 17: SCN: So tough a threat, it warrants a coalition. Greg Tylka, Nematologist, Iowa State University, Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Samuel Markell, Extension Broadleaf Plant Pathologist, North Dakota State University – March 24: Stand Establishment for corn and soybean. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist, Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist For more details on each session and to register, go to: https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming. You need only register once for the whole program series. At registration, please take a moment to let us know what questions you would like highlighted during the discussions. There is no charge to participate, and sessions will be recorded and posted for viewing later at your convenience.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Farm Ready Research webinar series will offer webinars from December to April 2021, hosted by Extension experts, on topics ranging from determining cost of production to preventing on-farm injuries to navigating farm business. For a complete list of topics and to register, visit go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required to allow access to the session. Information about all available UW-Madison Extension Agriculture programs can be found at go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. A sample week of Extension agricultural webinars begins on Tuesdays with Badger Dairy Insight from 1-2:30 p.m. and Wisconsin Beef Special Edition from 7-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays focus on Small Ruminants from 7:30-9 p.m.; and then its Farm Management Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. – Badger Dairy Insight topics provide guidance about farm safety and information for dairy farms of all sizes to remain competitive and profitable. – Wisconsin Beef Special Edition combines content from UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Cattle Feeder Workshops. – Small Ruminant Series topics range from direct marketing to lamb care, forage analysis, and pasture management. – Farm Management Fridays will highlight farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools for farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making. For more information, call Sauk County Agriculture Educator Alana Voss at 608-355-3250 or email alana.voss@wisc.edu.
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Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 9:00 AM
The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a series of webinars, “Strategic Farming 2021: Let’s Talk Crops!” this winter to discuss some of the key issues and questions around crop production facing Minnesota corn and soybean farmers today. Sessions will be held over Zoom, which can be accessed via your computer, phone or other mobile device, and run from 8:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, January 6 through March 24. These online sessions will be very informal and open to all interested. Each session will start with a brief presentation (about 10 minutes) by the discussion leaders for the day, followed by 20 minutes of discussion, framed around farmer/participant questions on the topic. Speakers will include researchers and educators from the University of MN and North Central region, as well as area agency personnel. Topics and speakers include: – Jan. 6: Corn hybrid selection. Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist, Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist and Tom Hoverstad, Researcher – Jan. 13: Soybean variety selection. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist – Jan. 20: Herbicide Technology traits: What to use where, when, and how? Debalin Sarangi, Extension Weed Specialist and Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist – Jan. 27: Broadcasting versus Banding P & K. Jeff Vetsch, Researcher and Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist – Feb. 3: Third crops ready to work for you. Jochum Wiersma, Extension Small Grains Specialist and Craig Sheaffer, Forage Specialist – Feb. 10: We’ve got you covered: The latest on cover crop research and tools you can use. Axel Garcia y Garcia, Sustainable Cropping Systems, Anna Cates, Extension State Soil Health Specialist and Gregg Johnson, Biomass Cropping Systems – Feb. 17: Adjusting Soil pH to Maximize Crop Production. Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist and Jeff Vetsch, Researcher – Feb. 24: The Nuts’n Bolts of On-Farm Research - Doin’ it right. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist, Purdue University and Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Specialist – March 3: Making every acre pay. Naeem Kalwar, Extension Soil Health Specialist, North Dakota State University, Tanner Bruse, MN Ag & Conservation Programs Manager, Pheasants Forever and Alan Lepp, NRCS – March 10: What insects are bugging your corn this year? Ken Ostlie, Extension Entomologist and Bruce Potter, Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist – March 17: SCN: So tough a threat, it warrants a coalition. Greg Tylka, Nematologist, Iowa State University, Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist and Samuel Markell, Extension Broadleaf Plant Pathologist, North Dakota State University – March 24: Stand Establishment for corn and soybean. Seth Naeve, Extension Soybean Agronomist, Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist and Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist For more details on each session and to register, go to: https://z.umn.edu/strategic-farming. You need only register once for the whole program series. At registration, please take a moment to let us know what questions you would like highlighted during the discussions. There is no charge to participate, and sessions will be recorded and posted for viewing later at your convenience.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Farm Ready Research webinar series will offer webinars from December to April 2021, hosted by Extension experts, on topics ranging from determining cost of production to preventing on-farm injuries to navigating farm business. For a complete list of topics and to register, visit go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required to allow access to the session. Information about all available UW-Madison Extension Agriculture programs can be found at go.wisc.edu/farmreadyresearch. A sample week of Extension agricultural webinars begins on Tuesdays with Badger Dairy Insight from 1-2:30 p.m. and Wisconsin Beef Special Edition from 7-8:30 p.m.; Wednesdays focus on Small Ruminants from 7:30-9 p.m.; and then its Farm Management Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. – Badger Dairy Insight topics provide guidance about farm safety and information for dairy farms of all sizes to remain competitive and profitable. – Wisconsin Beef Special Edition combines content from UW-Madison Extension Cow/Calf Days and Wisconsin Cattle Feeder Workshops. – Small Ruminant Series topics range from direct marketing to lamb care, forage analysis, and pasture management. – Farm Management Fridays will highlight farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools for farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making. For more information, call Sauk County Agriculture Educator Alana Voss at 608-355-3250 or email alana.voss@wisc.edu.
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