2014 Farm Bill PowerPoint Presentation from Farm Bill Meetings

Farm Bill 2014 Green and Rock County Presentation If you have attended a Meeting on the 2014 Farm Bill and wanted to review the presentation or if you haven’t attended and wanted more information feel free to click on the above link to open the informative PowerPoint that has deadlines and examples of the options […]

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Fall Harvest Weight Limits and Exemptions for Commercial and Farm Vehicles

Is it a commercial motor vehicle or an agricultural commercial motor vehicle? That has been a hard question to make clear when discussing Act 377 and the new definition of an agricultural commercial motor vehicle (Ag CMV).  Now the fall harvest exemption applies and adds to the different weight allowance provided to agriculture. I wanted […]

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Timing Corn Silage Harvest

Corn must be ensiled at the proper moisture to get fermentation for preservation. But, determining when to harvest corn at the right whole plant moisture is difficult. Each storage structure properly ensiles at slightly different moisture optimums. Harvesting corn too wet for the storage structure will result in reduced yield, souring and seepage of the […]

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UW-Extension Welcomes Nick Baker, New Agriculture Agent

Nick Baker joins the Rock County Extension Team as the new Agriculture Agent.  Nick grew up on a Dairy and Crop farm outside of Darien Wisconsin before obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education and a Masters in Adult Education with an Agriculture Emphasis.  Prior to coming to Rock County he spent 9 years working […]

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