Agriculture

“Agriculture works hard for Crawford County every day.  Family owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues.”  For Agriculture statistics read  2014 Crawford County Ag Impact (PDF 2pages)

Agriculture and Natural Resources ANRE (PDF 2 pages – you may have to rotate for easy viewing)

♦  Rural Land Owners Update Fact Sheets
iiIIIIFact Sheet Index

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Pesticide Applicator Training – UW Wisconsin
♦  Field Pesticide Application Techniques in WI
♦  2016 Agriculture Property Assessment Guide
♦  Waterhemp Resistant Herbicide Sampling
♦  Fences in Agricultural Areas & WI Fence Law
♦  Health Insurance Opportunity for Farmers/
    Agri-Businesses

♦  Links of Interest and FAQs
♦  Organic Farming
♦  Cattle Watering – Spring Development &
    Protection

   ♦  Corn and Haylage Pricing
   ♦  Grazing and Pasture Walk Schedule
   ♦  Rate Guides
   ♦  Ag land prices, Rental Rates and Lease Information
   ♦  Special Article (“Uncomfortable Cows” Fences)
   ♦  No Till Drill and Sprayer
   ♦  Crawford County Century and Sesquicentennial Farms
   ♦  NEAT – Historical Information & UW-Extension Publications
   ♦  Voison’s Four Laws of Rational Grazing
   ♦  Crawford County Land & Water Reference Guide
   ♦  Giant Hogweed-Is it Cow Parsnip, Poison Hemlock,
       or Purple Angelica
?
 

Crawford County UW-Extension Private Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) was held February 21, 2017. You may take the TEST ONLY at our office; just give us a call 608-326-0223.
Please check back late or early January 2018 for the date of the next scheduled PAT session.   

You can also contact the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection through the PAT Store website – Test-Only
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection now requires photo identification at all training and testing sessions.

If you have questions e-mail Vance Haugen, your Crawford County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent, or call the Extension office 608-326-0223.


Field Pesticide Application Techniques in Wisconsin (8 page PDF)


2016 Agriculture Assessment Guide for WI Property Owners
Assessment guide – Department of Revenue publication Prop 061 (R. 1-16) (PDF  38 pages)


Waterhemp Resistant Herbicide Sampling

The University of Illinois Plant Clinic is offering molecular screening of waterhemp populations for herbicide resistance this growing season. Protocol developed by Dr. P. Tranel supported by ISA and Pioneer, now being offered through the Plant Clinic. They will test for Glyphosate resistance and PPO inhibitor resistance.  This flyer provides you with contact, cost  and additional information. You can use this form  to submit your sample. (Flyer and Form are 1 page PDF documents.)


Fences in Agriculture areas

  • This Local Government Center UW-Extension Fences in Agriculture Areas (PDF Fact Sheet 7 pages) deals with fencing in agricultural areas, as covered by ch. 90 of the Wisconsin Statues. and this UW-Extension Wisconsin Fence Law 1-page PDF document provides information regarding building and maintaining fences. “ 

Health Insurance Opportunity for Farmers and Agribusinesses

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Links of Interest and FAQs

♦  Wisconsin Run Off Rules
♦  WI Department of Natural Resources DNR
♦  2014 Wisconsin Agriculture Statistics  (PDF 68 pages) Check out Page 43 for interesting Dairy Numbers
♦  2012 USDA Agriculture Profile of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Counties
♦  USDA – Animal Surveillance – BSE or Mad Cow Disease
♦  Extension responds to drought and lawns
♦  Agriculture and Health Safety
♦  Bienniel Thistles        Canada Thistle Management in Pastures        Control of Canada Thistle
  Control of Canada Thistle and Standard CRP Thistle Information (Purdue – PDF)
 Invasive Plants of Wisconsin – University of Wisconsin Weed Science     
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FDA website
♦  Real Raw Milk Facts

♦  Food, Safety and Raw Milk
♦  Horticulture and horticultural links of interest – including: Gypsy Moth, Emerald Ash Borer,
00Environmental Education for Kids (learn about critters), etc.
♦  Use Value Assessment Common Questions

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Organic Farming

The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) serves farmers striving to produce high-quality, healthful food using organic and sustainable techniques.  These farmers produce more than just food; they support thriving ecosystems and vibrant rural communities.  You’ll find more information about MOSES on their website or call them at 715-778-5775.

Cattle Watering – Spring Development and Protection Water Quality


AGRI-FACTS – Spring Development

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If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Crawford County,  Call Vance Haugen at 608-326-0223 or e-mail  vance.haugen@ces.uwex.edu

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