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 March 30, 2017)

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

010 General Other


Ag News


AgTalk Home

Agri-View Madison, WI

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 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 the Division of Extension

USA Today News



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


Wisconsin State Climatology Office


State and Local News


La Crosse Tribune – LaCrosse News Source

WRJC Radio – Mauston, Juneau County, Wisconsin

Government and Related


THOMAS — U.S. Congress on the Internet

U.S. House Of Representatives – Home Page

Welcome to the White House



Wisconsin Association of Fairs – Home Page

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

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 County Fair

Juneau County, WI – Economic Development

Lowe Consulting – for Sovereign Tribal Nations

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

History of Area

Doorway to Wisconsin – WI ALHN Project

Juneau Co., WIGenWeb

The Wisconsin Historical Society

University and Related


Journal of Extension

PSU College of Ag Sciences

University of Minnesota Extension Service Home Page


Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Update

CWAS – Central Wisconsin Agriculture Specialization

Library and Media Services

Media Collection

News from Cooperative Extension UW Cooperative Extension

Program Evaluation – Penn State

UWEX – International Activities Resource Center

Division of Extension on Facebook

UWEX Learning Store

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

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)

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

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

Team Forage » Hay Market Report

DuPont Pioneer Silage Bunker Calculator

Team Forage

Main | Quality Silage

Hay & Forage Grower

130 – Grazing

Eat Wild


Grazing Resources & Research

Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Home


AGSTATS Statictacial software program

Soybean and Small Grains

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

The Chat ‘n Chew Cafe (Purdue University)

Corn Decision Support Systems

CoverCrop Seed Mixer SmartMix

Cover Crops in Wisconsin – The Wisconsin Cover Crop Team

PlantDOC – Plant Diseases, Observations & Comments

Albert Lea Seed House

Jung Seed Company


200 – Horticulture


200.01 – Horticulture – General – University Sites

Gardening Resources, Cornell University

Home Gardening – Cornell

Hort Answers – University of Illinois Extension Hort Answers

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

The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program Volunteers in Horticulture

Wisconsin Horticulture UW-Extension Cooperative Extension

Wisconsin Master Gardener Program

Kansas State Horticulture How-to Videos

Potting Media and Plant Propagation— Penn State

200.02 – Horticulture – General – Commercial Sites

A Way to Garden

All American Selections Homepage

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

A Guide to Lilies

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

200.09 Horticulture – Kids

Kids Gardening Tips

Kids Guide To Planting A Flower Garden | Avas Flowers

The Plant Lifecycle for Kids | Avas Flowers

Gardening Tips For Kids | Dealhack

Guide to Gardening at Home

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

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

Vegetable and Fruit Crop Storage | Planning, Design and Operation

The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener

261 – Mushrooms

Mushrooms- Tom Volk’s Fungi

Mushroom Poisonings in Dogs and Cats- NAMS

Mushrooms – Wisconsin Mycological Society

Fungi Perfecti –

Mushroom – Field & Forest Products – Specialty Mushroom Supplies

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

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

SULIS – Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series U of MN.

300 – Forestry


Hybrid Hazelnuts and Chestnuts – Badgersett

National Timber Tax Website

Trees Are Good

WI Christmas Tree Producers Assoc – Home page

Wisconsin Arborists Association

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

Wisconsin Arborist Association

Home | Forest and Wildlife Ecology

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

USDA ERS – Dairy Data

Dairy Extension Resources | Provided by UW Extension Dairy Team

430 – Sheep & Goats

Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association

Parasite Control in Small Ruminants

Maryland Small Ruminant Page | Home

Meat Goat

Goat Marketing-attra

Guide to Raising Healthy Goats (A3858-05)

Wisconsin Meat Goat Producers Network – Home

Wisconsin Sheep and Goat Extension

440 – Swine

P.I.G. Pork Infor Gateway

UWEX Pig Connect  


450 – Poultry

American Poultry Association

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


Wildlife Ecology and Damage Management


Microbial fermentation products for agriculture, Transagra International Inc.

Animak ID – WLIC Homepage


Beef – Animal Sciences – UW-Extension

Center for Meat Process Valdiation


UW Extension Animal Sciences Homepage

WI Beef Information Center

DVAuction – Broadcasting Real-Time Auctions

Animal Frontiers

Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program Cooperative Extension

Livestock Marketing Information Center



Llamas and Alpacas — Penn State University

Breeds of Livestock – Ok State

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

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

Herbicide Properties Tool

610 – Entomology

Butterflies and Moths of North America

Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin

UCR Entomology Spiders Home Page

Wisconsin Insect Research Collection | UW-Madison Department of Entomology

UW-Madison Entomology Department — Insect Diagnostic Lab Highlights

616 – Bees

Wisconsin Honey Producers Home

Bee Lab Department of Entomology University of Minnesota

Bee Health – eXtension

Wisconsin – Bee Removal Source

640 – Weeds

Weed ID – University of Wisconsin

Weed Identification

Invasive Plant Control Database

Weed Guides –

Poisonous Plant Research Home

University of Wisconsin Weed Science


Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic

UW-Madison IPCM programs

WI-MN Alfalfa Weevil Phenology

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

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

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

Welcome Energy on Wisconsin

Solar Power or Wind Power? |

Used construction equipment, agricultural equipment and more at


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

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

Understanding Dairy Markets

Cash Grain Prices -Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

Organic Valley

Dairy Markets & Policy

Organic Valley Farms – Organic Milk, Dairy, Natural Foods

850 – Ag Statistics

NASS – National Agricultural Statistics Service

Agricultural Prices

USDA Economic Research Service – Home Page

880 – Rural Life & Culture

Food, Farming and Community

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

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

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

Organic Agriculture – eXtension

Community and Regional Food Systems

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

Tax Insight LLC (Phil Harris)

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

Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy Farmers

Ohio Enterprise Budgets

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

Resources for Small and Mid-Sized Farmers USDA

farmdoc : Farm Decision Tools, U of Illinois

Fair Rent

AgPlan – The Agriculture, Fisheries and Small Business Planning Website

farmdoc daily |

Wisconsin Farm Bureau is Wisconsin’s largest family farm organziation


900 – Professional

910 Leadership nFacilitation

IAF – International Assoc of Facilitators

Agricultural and Horticultural Careers | University of Wisconsin-Extension