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Volume 9, Issue 30 | July 21, 2017

DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel to Retire in August

Wisconsin’s longest serving agriculture secretary is about to call it a career. Ben Brancel, who served as the leader of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection non-consecutively for 10 of the past 20 years, announced at the agency’s monthly board meeting on Thursday…

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Know Your Buyer, Know Your Supplier Procurement Training Series

Interested in selling Wisconsin-grown foods to schools, hospitals, and colleges? You’re invited to attend one of five free farm to cafeteria training and networking events happening across Wisconsin this August. Learn from local experts and meet with farmers, processors, distributors, foodservice professionals, and kitchen staff…

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For Sale

Used aluminum hook latch irrigation pipe and fittings, etc. 800  4″ x 40 ft. length with 30H rainbird sprinkler heads on 3 ft risers 150  4″ x 40 ft. length “mains” with no risers/some hubs. 30  4″ of various lengths/some with hubs.  Both 6″ and…

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AgSource Laboratories Offers Free Gap Water Sample Pick-Up

Bonduel, Wis. – Following a successful 2016 pilot-program, AgSource Laboratories is pleased announce the start of the 2017 free GAP water sample pick-up route.  In cooperation with the UW Hancock Agricultural Research Station and the Antigo WPVGA Office AgSource will be sample drop sites. “We…

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Producers are Encouraged to Report Prevented Planting and Failed Acres

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers to report prevented planting and failed acres in order to establish or retain FSA program eligibility for some programs. Producers should report crop acreage they intended to plant, but due to natural disaster, were prevented from planting. Prevented…

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