If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Green County, please contact:
Green County Agriculture Agent
Professor, Dept. of Ag & Life Science
Green County UW-Extension
2841 6th Street
Monroe, WI 53566-9397
AGRICULTURE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
Latest News and Information
2017 Crop Budget Analyzer Crop Budget Cost Calculator for Wisconsin can help farmers in making their cropping decisions in the upcoming year. It allows producers to construct enterprise budgets for corn, soybeans, alfalfa, and wheat.
NEW! Ag Plastic Video by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Click to see how recycling ag plastic is helping Wisconsin farmers and the environment.
Ag Plastic Recycling Revolution Plastics Flyer Click for information of receiving a dumpster and free on-farm pick up of Ag Plastics
UW-Extension Podcasts on Heat Stress & Summer Management of a Milking Herd http://fyi.uwex.edu/agpodcasts June 2016Economic Impacts of Agriculture in Green County 2014 Agriculture works hard for Green County every day. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture-related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenue.
Farm Custom Rates and Land Value Information
Implement Husbandry Information
Changes of Implement of Husbandry Laws Learn the definition of Implement of Husbandry based on Wisconsin Act 377.
New Lighting and Marking Requirements for Implements of Husbandry Review the new lighting and marking requirements of implements of husbandry on public roads that went into effect November 2015.
To view a series of videos that outline the new Implement of Husbandry Law, visit the UW-Center for Agricultural Safety and Health webpage.
To view a site for information that also includes copies of the state permit forms,visit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation webpage.
UW-Extension Ag Newsletters:
The Dairy Partner/El Compañero is a bimonthly newsletter geared towards dairy farm employees. The newsletter is written by UW-Extension agriculture agents and specialists and is available in both English and Spanish to provide information directly to farm employees to help them improve their dairy cattle knowledge, maintain farm safety and improve their way of life. http://fyi.uwex.edu/dairypartnerelcompanero/~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Green County Hay Auction Summaries and Pricing Standing Forage
Hay auctions will be held every Tuesday at Equity Livestock in Monroe, every Friday at the Citco Station in Monticello and the first and third Saturdays of each month in the Carter and Gruenewald lot in Juda. All sales start at noon.
B & M Auction- Monticello – Apr 7, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Mar 31, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Mar 24, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Mar 17, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Mar 10, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Mar 3, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Feb 17, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Feb 3, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Jan 27, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Jan 20, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Jan 13, 2017
B & M Auction- Monticello – Jan 6, 2017
Midwest Hay Price Report Establishing a Value for 2017 Standing Hay ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Starling Control on Farms: Note: Starlicide Not Available for Winter 2016 -17!
For many years farmers have had problems with birds consuming livestock feed and defecating in feed/water and onto equipment and building components. These problems raise concerns about economic efficiency, animal health and equipment and building maintenance. There are a number of management strategies to remedy/reduce some of these problems. This article provides information on starling damage management
UW Performance Trial Results
Corn Grain and Silage 2016 ~ Available in PDF Format
2016 Soybeans ~ Available in PDF or Excel Formats
Alfalfa, Grass, Clovers ~ Also download/view UWEX Bulletin
2016 Wheat ~ Available in PDF, Excel,or Bulletin Formats
Management Tools: Feed Inventory, Determining Feed ValuesBunker Sizing Feed Inventory Needs
Tower Silo Capacity w/Refills
Silo Bag Capacity
Grain Bin Capacity
Feed Storage Costs
Making A Feed Inventory 2012 FeedVal 2012 On-line tool to determine best purchased feed values. Can be used for free by entering your email address.
Corn Silage Pricing Tool
Farmer to Farmer Hay and Forage Exchange: Find Sellers of Hay in the State Web Link
Winter Wheat Establishment Recommendations
Fall Cutting Management of Alfalfa
Agronomy Advice – How to Check Corn Yields
Pricing Drought Stressed Corn Silage
Nitrate Toxicity Issues in Barren Corn
Agriculture Lease Publications & Forms
Farm Land Cash Rental Contract Example Form (Short Form in Word)
Fixed and Flexible Cash Rental Arrangements For Your Farm (NCFMEC-01A) (pdf fillable form)
Crop Share Rental Arrangements For Your Farm (NCFMEC-02A) (pdf fillable form)
Pasture Rental Arrangements For Your Farm (NCFMEC-03A) (pdf fillable form)
Additional Articles and Resources
Links to Other Sites
- Local Agriculture Weather
- Sell or Buy Forage Farmer Exchange
- UW-Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources
- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR)
- Wisconsin Farm Service Agency
- Dairy Markets (Futures, MILC Payments)
- Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator Training
- UW-Extension Poultry Site