Agriculture


PROGRAMS/EVENTS:

  • Hemp Educational & Networking Meeting  registration information
    September 18, 1:00-4:00 pm
    Brown County Reforestation Camp Lodge, Suamico
    Cost:  $15/person   /  Limit: 100  /  Register by Sept. 17
  • Kewaunee & Door Corn Silage Whole Plant Moisture Testing  Corn Dry Down flyer 

 

 

 


ARTICLES OF INTEREST … written by Annie Deutsch for the Peninsula Pulse

 


Implements of Husbandry

Missed the meeting? All handouts and resources can be found here.


 


PESTICIDE CERTIFICATION

Private Pesticide Certification/Testing is offered in Door County for those who wish to apply restricted-use pesticides.  A private applicator is a someone applying pesticides to produce and agricultural products on land owned or rented by the person or the person’s employer.  A person making any other kind of pesticide application is considered to be a commercial applicator.  If you have questions on which certification you require, please contact the Wisconsin Department of Ag., Trade and Consumer Protection at http://datcp.wi.gov/Plants/Pesticides/Licenses/index.aspx

————————

PESTICIDE APPLICATOR TRAINING

  • SELF-STUDY & TESTING:   The certification fee (includes the training manual) is $30.00 (cash or check only).  Must purchase the manual at the Extension Office — office hours are 8 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday (please call before you visit.)   Make checks payable to Door County UW-ExtensionIf you have questions, call 920-746-2260.

 


BUY LOCAL, BUY WISCONSIN
– Wisconsin Department of Ag, Trade & Consumer Protection — https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Growing_WI/BuyLocalBuyWisconsin.aspx 

 


Publications

2013 Soybean Trial Results

Wisconsin Oats & Barley Performance Test

Forage Variety Updates


 


2014 Door County Agriculture:  Value & Economic Impact    Read more ...  pdf icon

Extension programs in Agriculture issues of today’s farmers in a competitive economic climate.

Farm and financial management.

Livestock manure and nutrient management and water quality.

Using information systems to make management decisions.

Crops and soils.

Dairy and livestock production management.

Lowering production inputs to maintain profitability.

Backed by the latest UW research, your Extension agriculture agent works with the farm community, agri-business and government agencies to address issues that affect individual producers and the overall county agricultural economic base.


 RELATED LINKS OF INTEREST

Farmer to Farmer Website

UW Center for Dairy Profitability

Agricultural Preparedness and Response Website

Searchable Databases and Diagnostic Videos

Wisconsin Ag Statistics

2013 CUSTOM RATE GUIDE

Getting A Good Forage Stand

 


Farming News from Around Wisconsin



STAFF

If you have any questions regarding Agriculture, Soils or Crops in Door County, please contact:

 
Annie Deutsch

UW-Madison Division of Extension Door County
County Government Center
421 Nebraska Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone: 920-746-2263 /   Fax: 920-746-2531
Office Hours: M-F 8 am to 4:30 pm
Email:  annie.deutsch@wisc.edu