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  • Early season turkey hunting strategies
    by Brent Barnett on March 25, 2023 at 10:00 am

    A turkey hunting expert from Minnesota says the early season can be a fun time to hunt turkeys. Shane Simpson tells Brownfield there are several things to focus on when hunting gobblers during the first few days of the season. Listen to his tips and advice on this week’s episode of Outdoor Adventures below. AUDIO: Brownfield’s Outdoor Adventures 3-25-2023 with guest Shane Simpson ...     

  • Kinnard Farm reaches settlement with Wisconsin DNR
    by Larry Lee on March 24, 2023 at 9:20 pm

    The rotary parlor at Kinnard Farms A northeastern Wisconsin dairy farm has proposed a court settlement with the State of Wisconsin over alleged nutrient management plan violations. Kinnard Farms, Inc. from Casco and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have been at odds over sixteen incidents between 2018 and 2022 ranging from improper manure applications to not submitting proper engineering evaluations for some farm facilities. The proposed settlement is scheduled for state review Tuesday, March 28th.  If accepted, Kinnard Farms would pay 215-thousand dollars in penalties.  The farm might also have to submit plans to upgrade two waste storage facilities and a feed storage area if a DNR evaluation shows they are needed. ...     

  • WPS Farm Show starts Tuesday
    by Larry Lee on March 24, 2023 at 8:58 pm

    Wisconsin’s largest and longest-running farm show begins Tuesday. The 61st WPS Farm Show is hosted each year by Wisconsin Public Service, a utility provider for much of Wisconsin, and their We Energies partners at the Experimental Aircraft Association grounds in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Matt Cullen Matt Cullen with WPS tells Brownfield he’s expecting another well-attended show. “We have approximately 400 exhibitors from 19 states and two countries, and some of the things that they are bringing are familiar items that they have seen in years past, like robotic milking equipment and precision planting technology, and the large farm machinery always is a staple of the WPS Farm Show.” Cullen says farmers can expect to see more drone technology at this year’s show. ...     

  • Work out planter software kinks now
    by Mark Dorenkamp on March 24, 2023 at 8:57 pm

    Farmers are preparing for a busy spring planting season. Stine Seed director of agronomy Tom Larson says understanding how software technology can lead to greater efficiencies is part of that preparation for many growers. “If there’s updates, the time to install those updates is now. And having those technicians come out and do the practice run across your yard and make sure everything is functioning the way it’s intended.” He tells Brownfield there are usually consequences when farmers wait until the first day of planting. ...     

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