Barron County Buzz: Millipedes

In this episode of Barron County Buzz, Tim Jergenson explains why you may be seeing millipedes trying to move into your house! Don’t worry, he tells you what they want and what to do about it. Read more from this UW-Extension Fact Sheet: Millipedes     Barron County Buzz: The short and sweet way to […]

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Barron County Buzz: Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall?

In today’s Barron County Buzz, Tim Jergenson explains why tree leaf colors change in the fall.  Learn more by reading UW Extension’s factsheet: Leaf Color Change in Autumn.   Barron County Buzz: The short and sweet way to learn something new! Presented by UW-Extension Barron County. Music: www.bensound.com

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Barron County Buzz: MyPlate

Kathy stops in to tell us all about “MyPlate,” the helpful nutrition guide that replaced the food pyramid.  Learn more about MyPlate here.       Barron County Buzz: The short and sweet way to learn something new! Presented by UW-Extension Barron County. Music: www.bensound.com

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2017 Junior Livestock Auction Sale Catalog

Check out the 2017 Youth Livestock Auction Sale Catalog! Don’t miss the Junior Livestock Auction tomorrow at the Barron County Fair at 1:30 p.m. Come and support our Youth that have worked hard all year for this opportunity to share their projects with you. Junior Livestock Auction Sale Catalog 2017 final (1)

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There Are Brown Spots on My Leaves!

Listen below for a quick message from Tim Jergenson about what may be causing the brown spots on your tree leaves. Music provided by: Stefan Kartenberg Additional Resources: Anthracnose Fact Sheet Press Release: TREES SHOWING LEAF DISEASES THIS YEAR Diana Alfuth, UWEX Horticulture Educator With the cool, wet spring we’ve had, foliar fungal diseases are […]

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New Fact Sheet: Managing Rained-on Alfalfa for Haylage

When alfalfa is rained on after mowing, forage quality and dry matter are lost. Rain amount and intensity are the significant factors affecting the amount of loss: A light drizzle will have little effect (other than to lengthen drying time and increase respiratory losses of starch and sugar.) A prolonged rain additionally will leach out […]

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Alfalfa Quality Monitoring Update (PEAQ)

Below is the PDF of the current Alfalfa Quality Monitoring Worksheet.  Feel free to download and print the handout.  Continue reading below for directions on interpreting the PEAQ results.   May 26 – Alfalfa Quality Monitoring Report Interpreting Alfalfa PEAQ* Results University of Wisconsin-Extension agronomy specialists and dairy scientists recommend the following four steps when […]

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