WISCONSIN DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. WALWORTH.EXTENSION.WISC.EDU or call (262) 741-4951 for more. For the latest information on COVID-19, visit the Wisconsin […]

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ATTENTION PESTICIDE APPLICATORS

PLEASE READ THIS IN ITS ENTIRETY IF YOU ARE A PESTICIDE APPLICATOR! The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is suspending pesticide certification testing as of March 18, 2020. Exams scheduled on and after March 18, 2020,​ are canceled. If you have scheduled a certification exam do not go to the testing […]

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UW-Madison Science Expeditions (CANCELLED)

Do not miss this incredible FREE opportunity! Explore science, engineering and what UW-Madison has to offer! This three day weekend is exploding with an amazing range of different sciences and engineering! Talk with researchers and UW scientists! Visit research labs, libraries, and field sites! This open house is FREE and open to all! 3 days! […]

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Pesticide Applicator Training Registration Open

If you or your employees purchase, mix, or apply “Restricted Use” pesticides on a property you own or operate in Wisconsin, you MUST be certified to do so. Certification is valid for 5 years. The 2020 Walworth County Pesticide Applicator Training has been scheduled: Thursday Feb 6, 2020 at the Walworth County Government Center. Visit […]

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Cultivating Your Farm’s Future

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension will host a workshop at the Walworth County Government Center, 100 W Walworth St., Elkhorn, providing information and resources on farm succession and estate planning. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, and will run from 9:30 a.m. to – 2:30 p.m. Participants will have […]

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Winter Beef Cow-Calf Workshop

Kenosha, Walworth, and Racine County UW-Extension offices will be hosting a Winter Cow-Calf Workshop. This year’s workshop focus will be on facilities and nutrition. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided in-between the two topics. Pre-registration is requested by Monday, November 25. To register, you may send in the registration form for winter beef cow-calf […]

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2019 Prairie Walk

The 2019 Prairie Walk has been scheduled on Tuesday July 23 in Burlington. Registration will begin at 8:30AM followed by our program at 9AM. We have some very special guests this year that will speak on pollinators and conservation. This year we will meet at Jeff and Molly Keller’s property on Spring Prairie Road. W775 […]

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Tractor Safety Course 2019

Our goal in offering the Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Course is two-fold. First, it provides parents with an opportunity to meet State and Federal mandates for children who will be operating farm equipment. Second, and equally important, our efforts are meant to keep our children safe on the farm and the busy highways we deal […]

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Soil Health Workshop in Fort Atkinson

Interested in improving soil health? You’re invited to attend the Soil Health Workshop in Fort Atkinson on March 5th from 4:30-8:00pm with registration at 4:00pm. REGISTER HERE! Soil Health Event Postcard Agenda:  4:30-6:00 pm Soil Health: The What, Why and Hows: Hear from local farmers about how they are using cover crops and no-till to build […]

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