September 1, 2014


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County Ag News
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Written by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:29 AM

Adverse Possession

The topic of Adverse Possession comes up occasionally in the calls I receive as an Agriculture Agent. Adverse possession is an ancient legal doctrine, which has been modified and altered over the years but basically states that the possession and use of property for a period of 20 years infers ownership of that property to the current occupier.

 
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Written by by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 5:27 AM

Beef Quality Assurance/Pasture Walk Sept. 4

The UW-Extension of Waushara County invites beef producers to a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Training and Pasture Walk on Sept. 4 at the Ken Williams farm located at N3345 Swamp Road, Wautoma.

 
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Written by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 5:35 AM

Meetings on Implement of Husbandry (IOH) Law

Wisconsin Act 377 has modified the law governing Implements of Husbandry. Two area meetings, Aug. 22, Adams County, and Aug. 25, Green Lake County, have been scheduled to explain how these changes will affect area farmers, and local government officials.

 
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Written by by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 4:22 AM

Cooler summer than normal

Temperatures this summer have been very pleasant for golfing or for sitting around a campfire. However, for crop growth and development they have been abnormally cool.

 
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Written by by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:33 AM

Farm Technology Days

The Wisconsin Farm Technology Days is the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin and one of the largest in the nation. The three-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture, including many practical applications of recent research findings and technological developments. Each year, it is held in a different Wisconsin county - on a different host family farm.

 
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:36 AM

Invasive plants becoming more problematic

The issue of invasive weeds is becoming more prevalent and becoming more of an economic issue throughout the United States.

 
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Written by by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 5:49 AM

Rural Mailboxes

One of the biggest challenges for farmers when moving equipment from field to field is negotiating around rural mailboxes. Most farm equipment today is considerably wider than the width of a car or truck and in normal travel the equipment will extend out over the edge of the roadway. This requires the farmer to move over into the middle of the roadway when going past mailboxes and places added risk of an accident every time a mailbox is encountered.

 
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Tuesday, July 01, 2014 6:20 AM

Hay Storage Issues

When harvesting baled hay, it’s not always easy to control weather related losses, but storage losses are controllable. After putting time, energy and expense into producing a high quality baled product, producers need to think about how poor storage affects the quality and value of that crop.

 
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Written by by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 4:26 AM

Fertilizer Required

Whether you are a homeowner growing a garden or a farmer producing vegetable, grain or forage crops the basic rules for managing soil nutrients are really the same.

 
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Written by Ken Williams, UW-Extension Ag Agent   
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 4:47 AM

Dairy Prices Lower

Bob Cropp, professor emeritus with the Univer-sity of Wisconsin-Madison, backed off previous pro-jections of $20/cwt. Class III milk prices this summer. Projections for Class III milk are now projected to be near or above $19/cwt., August through October or November. Cropp predicts that milk prices should start to increase again in July and peak in October or November.

 
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