Wisconsin Farm Bureau Essay Contest

Wisconsin Farm Bureau to hold essay contest for students in 4th and 5th grade. Each year Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and We Energy sponsors the Ag in the Classroom Essay Contest, open to all 4th and 5th grade students in Wisconsin.  The essay is promoted in grade schools throughout the state by county Farm Bureaus.  […]

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Jefferson, WI Tack Sale

JEFFERSON WI TACK SALE THIS WEEKEND JANUARY 20th 9AM-1:30PM Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Center Click on flyer for more information! Vendors, registration information is on flyer. Jefferson Tack Sale 2019

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Poultry Winter Workshop 2019

Poultry Winter Workshop day!  All 4-H, FFA, and other youth and their families are invited for a fun and informative day to learn about poultry from our expert speakers!  Lunch will be provided, and we will have a fun interactive trivia game in the afternoon.  All youth will be divided into teams, no preparation needed.  […]

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Janesville to Host Crop Production Management Meeting

The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management meetings at eight locations during 2019. First one is local and will be hosted on Monday January 7th at 12PM at the Holiday Inn Express 3100 Wellington Dr Janesville WI 53546. Nick Baker, Rock County Extension Agriculture Educator, will be the host. Joe Lauer and […]

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Resilient Farms Conference

Resilient Farms Conference Will Help Farmers Explore Ideas for Creating New Revenue   Trisha Wagner, UW-Extension Farm Management Program, trisha.wagner@ces.uwex.edu Faced with lower milk and commodity prices, many Wisconsin farmers are looking to diversify and add new revenue streams. Towards that end, Compeer Financial and University of Wisconsin-Extension have planned to host the Resilient Farms […]

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Urban Forestry Workshops

UW-Extension and the WI Department of Natural Resources brings you several tree planting workshops happening this fall. Community public works, park employees and others should be very excited about these informative workshops. The workshops consist of classroom instruction and outdoor demonstrations on planting techniques, tree species, post-plant maintenance and treatment, nursery stock inspection and more! […]

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Emerald Ash Borer!

Have you heard of the Emerald Ash Borer? You should if you have ever been to a camp, park or trail location in WI and across the United States and Canada. Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an invasive, wood boring beetle. It kills ash trees (Fraxinus spp) by eating the tissues under the bark. […]

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Gypsy Moth Caterpillar Season

June is a critical moment during the year for Gypsy Moth control. In June, gypsy moth caterpillars can be seen on tree trunks, sides of buildings, benches, playground equipment, or any outdoor furniture. The UW-Extension office has already received multiple samples of gypsy moth caterpillars from citizens that are unaware of the problem that they […]

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junio Fit Families Boletín

Es hora de otro boletín mensual de Fit Families. ¡Hace calor afuera! ¡Recuerde mantenerse activo y tener cuidado! No toma mucho tiempo afuera en el sol para calentarse o deshidratarse. Bebe mucha agua para mantenerte hidratado. Si te aburres con agua, siempre puedes hacer una agua fresca con fruta o pepino, menos la azucar. ¡Hay […]

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Natureland and County Parks Cleanup

Walworth County Volunteer Services needs your help! There are parks in Walworth County that you can call hidden gems. Volunteer Services needs help maintaining the parks with trail maintenance, invasive species removal, and park improvements. Enjoy the rewarding opportunity to spend some time outdoors at any of these beautiful parks and know that you made […]

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