The Extension Farm Management Program provides research-based farm business management information, resources and decision-making tools to farmers and agribusinesses to improve business profitability and lifestyles through informed decision-making.
Farm Ready Research
Learn the most up-to-date information on topics from dairy and
livestock production to forage and farm management resources
from Extension experts. Sessions begin December 2021.
Host Katie Wantoch and Lyssa Seefeldt, Agriculture Extension educator in Eau Claire County, discuss some of the points to consider for a farmer who is interested in direct marketing their meat to consumers.
Used extensively as a source of nitrogen fertilizer due to its relative ease of application and wide availability, the obvious downside of anhydrous ammonia use is the serious hazard it presents to workers during transfer and application. The word “anhydrous” comes from the Greek, meaning “without water.” Because of the chemical’s strong affinity for water, […]
Many commodity farms face a fork in the road at some point. The status of their physical infrastructure, labor availability, size, age, or other factors create a time where they must decide to invest in economies of scale or use their resources they have in a more value-added way. Those who invest in economies of scale are […]
Host Katie Wantoch and Jerry Clark, Associate Professor and Agriculture Agent with Extension in Chippewa County, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of neighboring farmers buying forage equipment together.