Emerging Crops Summer 2021 Webinar Series

WI Emerging Crops Summer 2021 Schedule

Hemp, Hops, Currants, Kernza, Hazelnuts, Wine & Table Grapes – The webinars are free and open to the public, but registration is required. When you register, you may register for one, some, or all of the webinars.

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R is for “Rural” and “Resilient”

This first-in-a-series webinar examines the economic and social upheaval of the Farm Crisis of the 1980s and compares that era with the present-day strife associated with COVID-19, climate shifts and
federal agriculture policy uncertainties.

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Edible Start Up Summit

November 9 & 10 ~ $25 registration fee.

Join us for a banquet of 20 educational sessions to chose from on food business development, all from the comfort of your own home. Coffee is on you!

This summit is filled with 2-days of online classes to get you started in the food business or to take your venture to the next level! Three sessions feature local Chequamegon Bay presenters.

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Badger Crop Connect – Timely Crop Updates for Wisconsin

Badger Crop Connect is a new crop production webinar series developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Crops and Soils Program for the 2020 growing season. Badger Crop Connect’s goal is to bring agronomists, crops consultants and farmers timely crop updates for Wisconsin. This bi-weekly webinar is planned to continue through September. Webinars will have CCA CEUs available as assigned. There is 1.0 credit available in the area of Integrated Pest Management for this webinar. Unfortunately, we are not able to record this webinar series, but resources shared by Extension Specialists will be available from the Resources link

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Green tractor upside down in a ditch

It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors

The occupational death rate on farms is nearly 800 percent greater than in all other industries combined. The leading cause of farm deaths is tractor rollovers. It’s Never Too Late to Add Rollover Protection to Your Tractors. To address this issue, and encourage and incentivize ag producers to add this important safety device, a variety of public and private organizations have come together to provide significant rebates to assist with the costs of installing a ROPS on unprotected tractors.

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