Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building Virtual Tour

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program, in connection with the University of Wisconsin Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, College of Agriculture and Life Science and Division of Extension, will host a LIVE Virtual Zoom Tour of the brand-new Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building. The tour begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 3rd, via the Zoom platform.

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2

The USDA’s Conronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 is intended to minimize the effects of the pandemic by providing financial assistance to agricultural producers. The deadline to apply is December 11, 2020.

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Prioritizing Financial and Marketing Decisions

The third webinar in the ‘Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals Fall 2020 Series’ will occur on November 12. it will address topics such as ‘Crops and Farm Finances’ and ‘Year End Grain Marketing and Pricing Decisions’. Register by 5:00 p.m., November 11 and reserve your spot!

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Trust and Decision Making Workshop Opportunities

Trust takes a lifetime to build and can be lost in a second. How do you mend broken trust? How do you gain trust where a lack makes communication difficult? Decision making tools and practices are also vital skills to have. These workshops will give you the tools you need to build trust and handle difficult decision making with aplomb.

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2020 Pest Management Update Virtual Meetings

The schedule for the Wisconsin Pest Management Update meeting series is listed below. The format will be different this year because of COVID-19. Virtual meetings with the same content will be offered multiple times the week of November 9 and will run for 2 hours each (please choose the option that best fits your schedule).

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Flu Season is here! Now is the time to get your shot!

Ensuring that everyone in Wisconsin gets a flu vaccination (also called flu shot, or flu immunization) this year is more important than ever. Influenza causes many hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. each year. The flu vaccine is strongly recommended for everyone older than 6 months. Please read for more information on when and where to get your flu shot.

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Weed Seed Movement via Combines

Crop harvest is here and that means it’s time to be thinking about weed seedbank management. Over the last few weeks we have observed fields throughout Wisconsin with a fair amount of weed escapes. Our UW-Madison Division of Extension Weed Science Group offers the information within the article for consideration.

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