Implements of Husbandry (IOH) Law

New Implements of Husbandry lighting and marking requirements effective November 1, 2015 Wisconsin has lighting and marking requirements for all Implements of Husbandry. As of November 1, 2015, self-propelled IoH and farm equipment exceeding 12 feet wide or that extend over the center of the roadway will have new lighting and marking requirements. This is […]

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Be Featured in the 2014 Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin!

If you are a farmer or small, local business that wants to attract more customers in the Milwaukee Metropolitan area, then the 2014 Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is for you! The Atlas features local farmers, small businesses that are primarily food or farm related and farmers’ markets. “We developed this Atlas to meet consumers’ interest in choosing where their food comes from.” says Rose Skora, Kenosha/Racine Counties UW-Extension. “Consumers want the freshest, best-tasting and healthiest food available. Additionally, they want to help preserve farms as part of the local landscape. The Atlas will let people know where and how to buy directly from growers.”

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UW-Extension Farm Transition and Succession Planning Survey

Plan for the future of your farm or put it off and hope for the best—which will you choose? A comprehensive planning effort can lead to a greater sense of ownership in the farm operations, enable greater financial security for each family member who is dependent on the operation, and can assist with decision-making. In short, a planning process promotes your family farm’s lasting legacy.