2014 Corn Yield Contest Winners Announced
Despite a cool growing season and a late, wet fall harvest, several Wisconsin corn growers reported strong yields in the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) Corn Yield Contest.
Tom Manke, Arlington, registered 284 bushels per acre, tops in the Columbia County corn grower competition. Jeff Miller, Pickett, won the Dodge/Fond du Lac County corn grower contest with 281 bushels per acre. Cal Dalton, Endeavor, had the highest reported yield of 235 bushels per acre in the Juneau/Adams/Marquette grower group. In the statewide contest, Arndt Farms, Janesville, took first place with 279 bushels per acre. Click here to read more>>>
UW Agronomy Update Meetings set for January
The Department of Agronomy and UWEX will offer Crop Production and Management meetings at eight locations during 2015. Joe Lauer, Dan Undersander and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year's growing season, and updated recommendations for field crop production. Click here for registration details.
The meeting dates and locations for the 2015 Agronomy Update meetings are: Janesville
Monday, Jan. 5 at noonMadison
Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 amFond du Lac
Tuesday, Jan. 6 at noonKimberly
Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 amWausau
Wednesday, Jan. 7 at noonEau Claire
Thursday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 amSparta
Thursday, Jan. 8 at noonBelmont
Friday, Jan. 9 at noonEPA renewable fuel standard delay makes sense
The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association says action today by the EPA to defer finalizing the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) until 2015 makes sense in order to get the correct volumes of renewable fuel into the marketplace. Read more.