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What’s Standing Alfalfa Worth in 2018?

One of the challenges when pricing standing hay is the lack of an established market like corn or soybeans. Another challenge is multiple cuttings of hay versus a single harvest for a grain crop. No wonder the price for standing hay can vary greatly between farms, even between fields. Here UW-Extension Ag Agent Greg Blonde […]

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Hop Field Day Coming to Elk Mound

The 2018 Summer Hop Field Day will be held on Friday, June 8th, 10-1, at Hoppertunity Gardens – Jody and Scott Alne.  The Farm is located at 3434 County HWY X, Elk Mound.   Agenda and registration info can be downloaded here: 2018 hop summer field day

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2018 Plat Books

Who owns St. Croix County? Thousands of people have a piece of it, and they are listed in the new plat book published by the St. Croix County 4-H Leaders’ Association with Mapping Solutions. The 2018 book is available for purchase at the St. Croix County UW-Extension office located at 1960 – 8th Avenue, Suite […]

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May Communicator

The May Communicator 2018 is full of opportunities for youth and adults.  Be sure to not miss any deadlines.

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April Communicator

Happy Spring to all of you!  The April Communicator 2018 is available for your review.  This month is full of opportunities, don’t miss out!!

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Safe handling key to avoid illness from backyard poultry flocks

More and more people are raising flocks of poultry in their urban backyards in Wisconsin and across the U.S. As the practice becomes legal in more areas and grows in popularity, experts recommend observing safe handling practices to avoid illness caused from poultry or eggs. Barbara Ingham, food safety specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, […]

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New 2017 Custom Rate Guide

The 2017 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide was compiled by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Wisconsin Field Office, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, the University of Wisconsin-Extension, and the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison. This summary is the result of a mail survey […]

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March Communicator

The March Newsletter 2018 is available for your review.  Please note the March 1 deadline to add or drop projects for the year!

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Cash Rent Survey

The 2017-18 St. Croix County Cash rent survey is now complete.  Results are avaialbe at: St Croix Cash Rent 2017-18 Summary 1-9-2018

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