Upcoming Events

ARC PLC Program Overview
January 30 | 1:00 pm
Chissy’s Pub and Grill, Waldo

Fox Watershed Farmer Roundtable
January 31 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Liberty Hall, Kimberly

CANCELLED ** Forage Council Forage Day ** CANCELLED
February 4, 2020 | 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Midlakes Custom Services Shop | N6171 Elm Road, Hilbert

Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times
Meeting for Agribusiness Professionals and Agency Staff
January 31 | 9:00 – 11:30 am
Tundra Lodge Green Bay

Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times
Meeting for Producers and Farmers
January 31 | 12:30 – 3:00 pm
Tundra Lodge Green Bay

Annual CAFO Update

  • January 28, Tundra Lodge, Green Bay
  • January 29, Rendezvous of Luxemburg
  • January 30, Crystal Falls Banquet Hall, New London
  • February 5, UW-Campus, Fond du Lac
  • February 6, Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center, Manitowoc

Dairy Brain
February 13 | 1:00-2:30 pm
Swan Club, DePere

Symposium 2020
February 17-29
Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells

Meeting Tomorrows Feeding Challenges Today
February 28 | 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Cobblestone Creek, Brillion | UWO – Fond du Lac Campus
Two locations, same agenda and speakers for your convenience

Becoming the Employer/Manager of Choice
March 3, 10, and 17, 2020 | 1:00-3:30 pm
Wrightstown Village Hall, 352 High Street, Wrightstown


2019 Calumet County Manure Trial Information


Using Corn and Soybean as Cover Crops on Prevented Planted Acres in Wisconsin during 2019

UW-Extension specialists, Shawn Conley and Joe Lauer, wrote a letter for crop insurance agents confirming corn and soybeans can be used as cover crops and agronomic recommendations



2014 Calumet County Agriculture Value and Economic Impact

Website Links

Statewide Scissors Cutting Results

DCP/ACRE website

SURE – SURE provides financial assistance for crop production and or quality losses due to a natural disaster.

Farmer to Farmer Corn and Forage Website

UW-Extension, Corn Agronomy Web page

UW-Extension, Forage Team Website

UW-Extension, Grain Production and Management, Grains Team

UW-Extension, Dairy Team

UW-Center for Dairy Profitability

UW-Dairy Science Department

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

Wisconsin Crop Manager

UW-Extension Cool Bean Website

Custom Rate Guide 2017

Decision Making Tips

Managing Rained on Alfalfa for Haylage

Corn Replant/Late Plant Decisions in Wisconsin

Negotiating the Value of Immature Corn Silage

Farmer to Farmer – Hay, Forage, and Corn List

Pricing Drought-Stressed Corn Silage

Silo Gas and Silo-Filler’s Disease

Management Tools

How to Price Standing Forage Worksheet (.xls)

Estimating Alfalfa RFV in the Field Using PEAQ

Non-Irrigated Yields by Soil Type and Map Unit (.pdf)

UW Extension Holstein Steer Finishing Yardage-summary-final (.pdf)

Wisconsin Crop Manager Issues


If you have any questions regarding Agriculture in Calumet County, please contact:

Amber O'Brien

Amber O’Brien

Amber O’Brien
Extension Calumet County
206 Court Street
Chilton, WI 53014
Email:  Amber
Phone: 920-849-1450 x3
Toll Free:  833-620-2730 x2202
Fax: 920-849-1614