Winter Wheat Management Field Day Featuring Drones in Agriculture

Wednesday, July 19th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. LeMere Farms; 4140 Cty. Hwy. J; Abrams, WI 1.5 miles north of Hwy. 41 on Cty. J, or take Liegeois Road east from Hwy. 141 to J, turn north onto J and look for Parking signs.            Featuring Dr. Shawn Conley, Winter Wheat and Soy Agronomist; Dr. Damon […]


Youth Tractor Safety

The Wisconsin Youth Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Program is designed to meet requirements established by the US Department of Labor, pertaining to special provisions made for the employment of youth ages 14-15 on farms not operated by their parents. In addition, Wisconsin Act 455 provides specific provisions for tractor operation by 12-13 year olds. […]

Photo of a backyard poultry flock

Responding to the Avian Influenza Outbreak

The current avian influenza outbreak is not thought to pose a risk to human health or to food safety but it is highly toxic to birds, including backyard poultry flocks.  As of April 2, 2022 the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced a confirmed case of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPIA) in a […]