Agriculture Links of Interest

Craig’s Favorite Agriculture Links

Below are selected links taken from my personal bookmarks. These links have not been reviewed. (Last updated August 7, 2015)

000 – General

100 – Agronomy

200 – Horticulture

300 – Forestry

400 – Livestock

500 – Soils

600 – Pests (Includes Insect & Bees)

700 – Ag Engineering

800 – Ag Economics

900 – Other Links 




000 – General



Ag News


AgTalk Home

Agri-View Madison, WI

Agricultural Research magazine

Agriculture Online Home

Cattle Today Online!

Country Today

Dairy Herd Management

Farm Progress America Video_Audio

HOARD’S DAIRYMAN — The National Dairy Farm Magazine

Hay & Forage Grower

Welcome to

Wisconsin Agriculturalist

Wisconsin Farm Report with Pam Jahnke

Wisconsin State Farmer

Best Weather

Current Conditions at Mauston, Wisconsin

NOAA’s National Weather Service

Weather – Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

Weather Underground Mauston – Local Weather – Mauston, WI


News from Cooperative Extension UW Cooperative Extension

USA Today News – News & Information Homepage



Other Weather

Camp Douglas, Wisconsin Forecast

CoCoRaHS – Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network

NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA’s National Weather Service

SPI Products


WI-MN Cooperative Extension Agricultural Weather

WISC-TV Weather



Wisconsin State Climatology Office


State and Local News


La Crosse Tribune – LaCrosse News Source

The Capital Times

WRJC Radio – Mauston, Juneau County, Wisconsin

WSJ Home

Government and Related


THOMAS — U.S. Congress on the Internet

U.S. House Of Representatives – Home Page

Welcome to the White House



Community Resources Directory

Golden Sands RC&D Home

Wisconsin Association of Fairs – Home Page

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Wisconsin NRCS

Sites – Of local Interest

(Roberts Irrigation, Co. – Plover , WI) Roberts Irrigation Company, Inc.

Allied Cooperative

Burr Oak Winery, New Lisbon, WI, Wisconsin Wine Products

Clarks Emu oils Emu Products and miniature horses

Cottage Keeper Home

Hatch Public Library Online!

Juneau Co., WIGenWeb

Juneau County Fair

Juneau County, WI – Economic Development

Lowe Consulting – for Sovereign Tribal Nations

Mauston ReStore Homepage

Mrs. Yorks Cookies

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

Parkway Garden Club of Tomah

Wi Surplus Online Auction

Wisconsin pheasant hunting, Korob Acres Game Farm, trout fishing, stocked trout lake, Juneau County Fishing

Wisconsin River Meats

WRJC.COM – Locals News, Sports, Informations and Bargains!

Juneau County

Sites – Commercial, etc

Albert Lea Seed House


Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association – Livestock Listings

Hay & Forage Grower

Jung Seed Company

Organic Valley Farms – Organic Milk, Dairy, Natural Foods

Wisconsin Farm Bureau is Wisconsin’s largest family farm organziation

University and Related


Community of Science

Journal of Extension

PSU College of Ag Sciences

Sustainable Agriculture – Cooperative Extension – University of Wisconsin-Extension

University of Minnesota Extension Service Home Page



Ag Preparedness and Response UWEX

Agriculture and Natural Resources – University of Wisconsin-Extension

Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Update

ANRE – University of Wisconsin-Extension

CWAS – Central Wisconsin Agriculture Specialization

Extension News (UWExtensionANRE) on Twitter

Infusing Technology Throughout Extension Meeting Mission with Innovation

Instructional Communications Systems

Juneau County UWEX – Web Page

Library and Media Services

Media Collection

News from Cooperative Extension UW Cooperative Extension

Program Evaluation – Penn State

University of Wisconsin System _-_ Red Book_

UW Extension central district

UWEX – International Activities Resource Center

UWEX FaceBook – University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension

UWEX Learning Store

UWEXT and UW-Colleages Government Relations

UWEX Video Channel – Cooperative Extension


Farm and Industry Short Course

Rural Leadership Program UW-Extension

Solid Waste Alternatives Program (SWAP) Homepage

UW System Admin Home Page

Welcome to PATS!

eXtension Learn

University of Wisconsin System eCampus – UW Online Education

080 – Health & Safety

Ag Preparedness and Response UWEX

AgrAbility of Wisconsin

Pandemic Information for Wisconsin

Agricultural Safety & Health  provided by UW Center for Agricultural Safety & Health

Ready Wisconsin

086 – Farm Safety


National Safety Council

NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation(FACE)

Tailgate Safety Training for Landscaping and Horticultural Services, AEX-192

Youth Livestock Safety

CDC – Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention – Noise Meter Flash – NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic

Scout Report Homepage

Gutenberg free e-books

United Way’s First Call 2-1-1

Ready Wisconsin

Virtual Tour History of Agriculture

100 – Agronomy


120 – Forage home (Cornell University)

Midwest Forage Association

National Alfalfa Alliance

Ohio Forages

OSU Forages Team

Team Forage UWEX

U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center Main

UW Forage Research and Extension

Idaho Forage Web Page

Kentucky Forage Proceedings

University California Archive of Forage Proceedings

Hay Markets


Hay Sales-Dyersville

Hay_Auction_Dodge County


Team Forage » Hay Market Report

DuPont Pioneer Silage Bunker Calculator

smartmix 3_22_14_web

Team Forage

Main | Quality Silage

130 – Grazing

Eat Wild


» WI Grazing Networks Grazing Resources & Research

Grazing Resources & Research

Grazing Resources & Research » Fencing, Lanes & Watering Systems

Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Home


AGSTATS Statictacial software program

Soybean and Small Grains

UW Extension Agronomy – Fond du Lac County

Welcome to the PLANTS National Database

Wisconsin Corn Agronomy

Grain Production and Management

National Sunflower Association Growers

Agricultural Marketing Service – Home

Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

Crop Progress Report – NASS

The Chat ‘n Chew Cafe (Purdue University)

Corn Decision Support Systems


200 – Horticulture

200.700 – Equipment Horticultural

drip irrigation

Garden Fountains Wall, Indoors, Outdoors

glacier valley

Boggy Creek Pond Supply – Lakes, Ponds, and Water Gardens Supplies

Peaceful Valley Garden Tools Organic Gardening Supplies

Berry Hill Drip Irrigation

Drip Irrigation – A Complete Guide to Drip Irrigation

201 – Horticulture – General – University Sites

Gardening Resources, Cornell University

Home Gardening – Cornell

Hort Answers – University of Illinois Extension Hort Answers

OSU Horticulture & Crop Science in Virtual Perspective

University of Illinois Extension-Urban Programs Resource Network

UW Urban Horticulture Website

Vegetables and Fruits A Guide to Heirloom Varieties and Community-Based Stewardship (Intro, vols.1-3)

Home Horti-Hints

Garden Facts – Complete Set

Wisconsin Master Gardener Brown Bag Program

Yard and Garden News – University of Minnesota Extension

Ohioline, Yard and Garden

The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program Volunteers in Horticulture

University Display Gardens – West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Wisconsin Horticulture UW-Extension Cooperative Extension

Wisconsin Master Gardener Program

Kansas State Horticulture How-to Videos

U of M Gardening Information Is this plant a weed

203 – Horticulture – General – Commercial Sites

A Way to Garden

All American Selections Homepage

American Horticultural Society

Fine Gardening

Garden Voices

GardenGuides – Come Garden With Us

GardenWeb – The Internet’s Garden Community

In My Kitchen Garden

Melinda Myers – Gardening Tips and More

National Gardening Association Gardening Resources

renegade gardener

Scotts Information Center

Undercover Gardener

Cold Climate Gardening — Hardy plants for hardy souls

Joe Gardener Growing a Greener World

A Useful Home Gardening Guide

Dave’s Garden Gardening Tips, Seeds, and Design; Flower Gardens, Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening – Home Page


Garden Forever for Gardeners of All Ages and Abilities

Great Garden Speakers

Hometown Seeds – Garden, Survival, Vegetable , Annual, Perennial, Herb and Wildflower Seeds

Plant & Flower Dictionary – Botanical Information & More on

A Guide to Lilies

Garden Crossings Garden Blog

Seed Savers Exchange

Wisconsin Retail Garden Centers Connecting Gardeners to Local Growers

Gardening Blog

Green Heron Tools Farm and Garden Tools for Women

Online Garden Designs and Ideas Container Garden Design Ideas & More

Parkway Garden Club of Tomah

Herbicides – Weed Killer & Control for Lawn & Garden Do My Own Pest Control

Fruit Nursery – Cummins

Fungi Perfecti –

Kids Gardening Tips

206 – Fruits

Commercial Blueberry Production in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Cornell Fruit – Home page

Minnesota Grape Growers Association Growing Grapes and Making Wine in Cold Climates

Wisconsin Grape Growers Association

Wisconsin Winery Association – Wonderful Wisconsin Wines!

FGN Fruit Growers News Online

Michigan Blueberry Facts

Apple Varities

Cornell Fruit Apple IPM

250 – Vegetables

Growing Hydroponic Tomatoes Home Page

VegEdge! A Vegetable IPM Resource.

Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

The Vegetable Garden

American Community Gardening Association

Watch Your Garden Grow – University of Illinois Extension


Vegetable Pathology, UW=Madison Home

American Gourd Society Home Page

273 – Lawns & Turf

grass seed, lawn seed, turfgrass seed

National Turfgrass Evaluation Program – WELCOME

O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Education Facility

UW-Turfgrass Science




Cold Climate Gardening — Hardy plants for hardy souls

Food Processing

Ginseng Board of Wisconsin

Institutional Food Market Coaltion

Japanese Garden – Home


Mushroom – Field & Forest Products – Specialty Mushroom Supplies

Northern Gardening


Perennial Garden Design – University of Illinois Extension

Prairie Nursery Wildflowers & Native Grasses

Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin – Madison


Annual and Herbaceous Perennial Flower Trials U of M

International Clematis Society Homepage

Welcome to the PLANTS Database USDA PLANTS Homepage

Welcome to Floridata

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets

National Chrysanthemum Society

Organic Agricuture – Scientific Findings

Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW-Extension

Mushrooms- Tom Volk’s Fungi

Mushrooms – Wisconsin Mycological Society

SULIS – Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series U of MN.

Mushroom Poisonings in Dogs and Cats- NAMS


300 – Forestry

Forest Landowner’s Guide to Internet Resources

Hybrid Hazelnuts and Chestnuts – Badgersett

National Timber Tax Website

Owning WI Woodlands

Trees Are Good

WI Christmas Tree Producers Assoc – Home page

Wisconsin Arborists Association

Wisconsin’s Wood Using Industry Databases

Tree Choice and Care

Midwest Hazelnut Development Initiative

Forest & Wildlife Ecology, UW Extension

WMSPA – Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producers Association

National Register of Big Trees American Forests

Diseases of Spruce Trees in Minnesota – University of Minnesota Extension


400 – Livestock

410 – Dairy

AgSource Cooperative Services Home Page

American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)

Dairy Cattle Nutrition – Cooperative Extension – University of Wisconsin-Extension

Dairy Science Department Home Page

eat wisconsin cheese – Wisconsin Cheese Information & Recipes by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

eDairy Inc. Home Page

Grow Wisconsin Dairy Team

International Dairy Farm Training Program The Global Cow

Mark’s and Roger’s Resources about Dairy-L

PDPW Home Page

Understanding Dairy Markets

UW Milk Quality Website

UW Milking Research and Instruction Labratory

Dairy Team News

UWEX Dairy Management

Dairy IOFC Database

The Dairyland Initiative Welcome & Log In


Heifer Management – – University of Wisconsin-Extension

Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association

USDA ERS – Dairy Data

Dairy Extension Resources | Provided by UW Extension Dairy Team

450 – Poultry

American Poultry Association

Extension Poultry Science at CAES UGA

Poultry publications, University of Missouri Extension

U.C. Poultry Page

Poultry – UW-Extension

Poultry Production in Mississippi

480 – Wildlife

Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage Handbook 1994 edition

The Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management home

Wisconsin Aquaculture Association, Inc. – Welcome!

Creative Critter Solutions


Animak ID – WLIC Homepage


Beef – Animal Sciences – UW-Extension

Center for Meat Process Valdiation


Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Centers – eXtension

P.I.G. Pork Infor Gateway

UW Extension Animal Sciences Homepage

WI Beef Information Center

DVAuction – Broadcasting Real-Time Auctions

Wisconsin Sheep and Goat Extension

Animal Frontiers

Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program Cooperative Extension

Livestock Marketing Information Center

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE or Mad Cow Disease) Information USDA



Llamas and Alpacas — Penn State University

UWEX Pig Connect  


Breeds of Livestock – Ok State

Wisconsin Meat Goat Producers Network – Home

Parasite Control in Small Ruminants


500 – Soils

Discovery Farms – Home Page

NRCS Soils

Soil & Plant Analysis Laboratory

Soil Fertility Iowa State

Boggy Creek Pond Supply – Lakes, Ponds, and Water Gardens Supplies

Central Wisconsin Windshed Partners

Compost Calc – Green Mountain Technologies

Compost Mix Calculator

Fertilizer Calculators

Wisconsin Association of Lakes Homepage

Web Soil Survey – Home

Symphony of the Soil


600 – Pests

606 – Pesticides & Materials

C&P Press_ Free Service

CDMS Label – Msds Information

DATCP Pesticide info

EXTOXNET – The EXtension TOXicology NETwork

PAT Program – home

Clean Sweep Program- DATCP

Herbicides – Weed Killer & Control for Lawn & Garden Do My Own Pest Control

610 – Entomology

Biological Control A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America

Butterflies and Moths of North America

Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin

UCR Entomology Spiders Home Page

Insect degree day models Cullen Field Crop Entomology Lab

Wisconsin Insect Research Collection | UW-Madison Department of Entomology

616 – Bees

Wisconsin Honey Producers Home

Bee Lab Department of Entomology University of Minnesota

Bee Health – eXtension

640 – Weeds

Weed ID – University of Wisconsin

Weed Identification

Invasive Plant Control Database

Weed Guides –

U of M Gardening Information Is this plant a weed

Poisonous Plant Research Home

University of Wisconsin Weed Science


Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic

Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms of North Carolina

UW-Madison IPCM programs

WI-MN Alfalfa Weevil Phenology

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

UW-Madison Entomology Department — Insect Diagnostic Lab Highlights

U of M What’s wrong with my plant

Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic UW-Extension

Field Crops Pathology   Field Crops Fungicide Information


700 – Ag Engineering

760 – Power & Energy

American Wind Energy Association

Bio Economy – Cooperative Extension – University of Wisconsin-Extension

biogas small scale on farm

EIA – Natural Gas Data, Reports, Analysis, Surveys

focus on energy Home

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Home Page

RENEW Wisconsin

U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Home Page

Windustry …learn how to harvest the wind

Wisconsin Office of Energy Independence

American Transmission Company – Electric Transmission Projects

Welcome Energy on Wisconsin


ASABE American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Fence-Building References Online

Kencove Farm Fence, Inc.

Martindale’s Calculators On-Line Center Part IA-E – Agriculture Crops & Horticulture

megaConverter’s Home Page

Stray Voltage UW

Biological Systems Engineering » Home

mwps MidWest Plan Service, A Foundation of Knowledge for Agriculture

Idea Plans — Penn State Building plans large and small

Sheep Building Plans — NDSU

Waste tires in Wi

WI Recycling Markets Directory

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Agricultural equipment and vehicles-DOT


800 – Ag Economics

840 Markets nMarketing

Daily Dairy Report

Futures, Options, Commodity Trading Chicago Mercantile Exchange

MACSAC Home -Madison CSA

New Farm – Organic Price Index

organic agriculture – MOSES – Online Resource For Wisconsin Food Products & Services

Understanding Dairy Markets

Cash Grain Prices -Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

Organic Valley

Dairy Markets & Policy

farmdoc Farm Bill Toolbox

850 – Ag Statistics

Land Sales Summarys for Wisconsin NASS

NASS – National Agricultural Statistics Service

NASS – Wisconsin Reports and Statistics

Agricultural Prices

NASS – Wisconsin Crop Progress and Condition Report

USDA Economic Research Service – Home Page

880 – Rural Life & Culture

Ag Preparedness & Response to Emergencies

Food, Farming and Community

Learn Spanish

U.S.A. Learns Spanish

Where to find pick your own farms and orchards in Wisconsin for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and Christmas trees.

WI Food Security Project Cty Economic Profiles

Wisconsin’s Farm Fresh Atlases

Wisconsin Barn Preservation Program

Ready Wisconsin

Volunteer Wisconsin


Robert’s Rules of Order Online

Virtual Tour History of Agriculture

897 – Sustainable Agriculture & Value Added

ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service organic farming, sustainable ag, p

Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS)

Missouri Alternatives Center – AgEBB

Sustainable Agriculture – Cooperative Extension – University of Wisconsin-Extension

Sustainable Connections – Think Local

Sustainable Farming Connection — Home

Value Added Farm Food Markets Wisconsin_ New Farm Options Home

Organic Valley – Organic Milk, Cheese, Butter, Eggs & More. Farmer-Owned since 1988

Organic Agriculture – eXtension

Community and Regional Food Systems

Food and Value Added Agriculture  

Biotechnology Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) USDA

Bulletins – SARE Nationwide – SARE

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food USDA


Ag Decision Maker – Business, Economic, and Financial Solutions

American Farmland Trust

Center for Dairy Profitability WMMB

Farm Foundation Home Page http–

Farm Subsidy Database

FARM Team – UW-Extension

Grow Wisconsin Dairy Team

Housing – Ownership and Renting Resource home

Local Government Center of the University of Wisconsin

Midwest Economy Wisconsin Archives

National Ag Risk Education Library

Paul mitchell-extension.htm

Retirement Estimator for Farm Families

Tax Insight LLC (Phil Harris)

Welcome to PATS!

Private Landowner Network – Land conservation & tax information, resources and contacts.

Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy Farmers

Working Lands Program Information – Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Ohio Enterprise Budgets

Got Moo-la Resource Guide

Farm Succession Resources – Cooperative Extension – University of Wisconsin-Extension

Ag Lease 101 – Helping both land owners and land operators learn about alternative lease arrangements

Wisconsin Circuit Court Access


Calculator LInks – Royal Bank

Crop Insurance Agent Locator

Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers USDA

farmdoc : Farm Decision Tools, U of Illinois

Fair Rent


900 – Professional

910 – Leadership nFacilitation

IAF – International Assoc of Facilitators.url