ANRE Spring Newsletter 2016

February/March 2016 For Printable PDF click here: ANRE Spring Newsletter – 2016 Inside the issue: Herbicide Resistance & Weed Management Meeting Horse Creek Watershed Meeting PAT Training Poultry for Beginners Workshop Cattle Feeders Workshop Cash Rental Update Strategies to Consider with Tight Margins Hop Production Seminar ANRE Spring Newsletter The 2015 growing season provided a few […]

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Private Pesticide Applicator Training sessions have been scheduled for the St. Croix and Pierce County area in 2016. All sessions are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude around 3:00 p.m. The first training will be Thursday, January 28th, at the Ag Service and Education Center, 1960 8th Avenue, in Baldwin. The second training opportunity […]

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Safe Preserving: Time to Make Pickles

The garden is ready, time to make pickles! Many vegetables can be pickled, with flavorful results. And pickling low-acid vegetables like green beans and cucumbers allow these products to be canned quickly and easily in a boiling water or  steam canner. Pickling may seem to be a rather mysterious process, with complex steps and unusual […]

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Bat Ecology & Damage Management

For more information on Bat Ecology & Damage Management, please see the Publication at the UWEX Learning Store. Link → http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3997-012.pdf For other publications, visit the UWEX Learning Store for the many available resources.

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Determining Sale Prices for Direct Marketing of Grain Fed Beef Animals

Interested in knowing how to determine sale prices for direct marketing of grain fed beef animals? This spreadsheet tool can be utilized to calculate estimated grain/loss for beef producers direct marketing beef. It can also be used for beef producers to provide information on cost comparison, expected amount of beef, etc. It is intended to be […]

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Pricing Wet (HMSC) Corn App

 Pricing Wet (HMSC) Corn is a new free app that is based off a spreadsheet developed by former UW-  Extension specialist and educators (Campbell, Key, Frank, Schneider) to help determine an equivalent value for wet shell corn when compared with a dry shell corn price (a link to current local elevator dry corn bid prices is built […]

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2013 Pierce County Plat Books on Sale Now!

  Get the newest edition of the Pierce County Plat Book today! The 2013 Platbook is available in the UW-Extension office for purchase between the hours of 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Platbooks cost $30.00 each. Need to have it mailed? Just sent payment of $33.00 (includes shipping/handling) made out to “4-H […]

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2013 Farmland Rental Rate Study

On Friday February 15, 2013, Pierce County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Greg Andrews announced the results of the 2013 Farmland Rental Rate Study.  Farmland rental rates climbed by 49 percent compared to 2012. Click here for study Rent Survey Summary 2013

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Dial Gauge Pressure Canners Should Be Tested Every Year

Dial gauge pressure canners should be tested for accuracy every year to ensure that the proper canning temperature is reached to destroy harmful bacteria and toxins that could cause illness or death. The Pierce County Extension Office will test dial gauge pressure canners throughout the canning season by appointment.  Call the Extension Office at 715-273-6781 […]

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