Upcoming Events

2018 Calumet County Forage Council Dry Down Day

Corn Silage Dry Down Day Flyer – 2018

Upcoming Dates:

  • Tuesday, September 11
    11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Schneider Farms Inc., W2920 Faro Springs Rd, Hilbert
  • Tuesday, September 18
    11:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Greg Bohman, N8819 County Road PP, Brillion

Flooding Resources

Here are some links to flooded and lodged corn

  2. Flooding Effects on Corn
  3. Lodging in Corn
  4. Wet Fall Weather, Flooding, Kernel Sprouting and Molds
  5. Flooding Impacts on Corn Growth and Yield



Calumet County Agriculture Information

2014 Calumet County Agriculture Value and Economic Impact

Website Links

Statewide Scissors Cutting Results

FSA Program Information

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 Web Page

UW-Extension, Grain 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)

USDA-FSA Soil Rental Rates (.pdf)

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

Wisconsin Crop Manager Issues


Where Have all the Crop Acres Gone (PowerPoint Presentation by Bryce Larson)

Dairy Facilities

Improving Ventilation in Calf and Heifer Housing (Presentation by Brian Holmes)

Birds, Birds! My Barn is Just for the BIRDS!  (Presentation by Bryce Larson)

Forage Harvesting

Mower Conditioners, Mergers, Forage Harvesting (Presentation by Matthew Digman)

Dairy Nutrition

Corn Silage Quality and Dairy Cattle Feeding  (Presentation by Randy Shaver)


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

Amber O'Brien

Amber O’Brien

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