2016 Soil Judging Contest Results

Sixty-one local high school agriculture students from Auburndale, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and Pittsville recently participated in the 2016 Wood County Soil Judging Contest, held on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016. The contest was hosted at Carey and Karen Jones’ farm, which is operated by Edward and Mary Lou Kollross. As wise land use becomes more critical […]

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Now Accepting Outstanding Young Farmer Nominations!

If you have worked with, or know a farmer who is 39 years or younger, who have made great strides in the agriculture industry, please nominate them! Wisconsin has a long history of national winners and has more winners (by far) than any other state. Please take a few minutes to fill out the attached […]

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New Cranberry Crop Management Journals

The latest issues of the Cranberry Crop Management Journal are now posted! If you would like to be added to our mailing/email list please contact the UW-Extension Office at (715) 421-8440. 2016 CCMJ Issues  

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Check Your Free Credit Report

Federal law gives everyone the right to a free credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus every 12 months. UW-Extension makes it easy for consumers to review their reports through its “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign.

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Updated Wisconsin Ag Land Prices 2008-2014

Attached is an update to the Wisconsin Ag Land Value paper. Strong milk prices and competition for nutrient management seemed to keep average bare land prices strong again in 2014. Lower commodity prices and the potential for higher interest rates later in 2015 may cause the market to cool down.  Wisconsin Ag Land Prices 2008-2014  

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