Wisconsin NRCS Announces EQIP Signup for 2017 Funding, Apply by Sep 2, 2016

Madison, Wis. – July 22, 2016 − Farmers will want to plan ahead and sign up early for USDA conservation funding. Jimmy Bramblett, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist in Wisconsin, announced farmers interested in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) need to apply by September 2, 2016, for funding in 2017. Applications are being taken at all USDA Service Centers in Wisconsin. Read more

PARM’s July 2016 Newsletter

The Partnership for Ag Resource management just sent out the July Newsletter. If you missed the email, don’t you worry! You can see it here. You can also check out past newsletters here. If you would like to receive these quarterly newsletters and webinar announcements from us in the future, please sign up for our mailing list.

PARM Offers Cost Share to New Users of Variable Rate Technology Fertilizer Application in the Western Lake Erie Basin

Fertilizer application technology being used today has improved over the last ten years by leaps and bounds, ensuring that crop advisors can put nutrients in the right place to maximize productivity and benefit crops. By working with some of today’s most advanced variable rate technology (VRT) systems, your ag retailer can help you deliver fertilizer with remarkable precision. It’s not enough to just be in the vicinity, you have to be at the exact right place with the right application prescription based on the best information available or your outing may not be very productive. Nutrient applications following the 4R principles – right source, right rate, right time and right place – ensure that you are doing all that you can to use best management practices. Read More

Raise nitrogen use efficiency: remember the basics

Every farmer wants to optimize crop recovery of their applied fertilizer nitrogen. The common goals are to maximize profits, while also sustaining soil organic matter and minimizing losses of nitrogen to the environment. Read more