Fly Control for Cattle Flies

Summer is here with the green grass, sunshine and all the insects that come with the heat. For cattle, flies are some of the most troublesome external parasites. There are numerous species of flies and all of them can have a negative impact on the productivity and profitability of your beef herd. Flies can reduce […]

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Free Weekly Credit Reports

Paying for Your Report Isn’t Necessary. By law, you are entitled to three free credit reports every 12 months–one each from the three credit reporting bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, you can now order a free weekly credit report online through April 2022. How to Obtain Your Report : Online […]

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WiBee App Tracks Wild Bee Pollinators

The WiBee App (pronounced wee-bee) is publicly available for anyone to use, whether you are a gardener, grower, student, or just interested in bees. The goal of the WiBee App is to observe and collect data on the abundance and diversity of wild bees visiting blooming crops on your farm. With the app, you complete […]

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Rampant Ravaging Rusts

I really love this time of the year as plants emerge once again after their long winter naps.  I also love the fact that I now get to start looking once again for some of my favorite plant diseases.  At the top of the list at this time of the year are the rust diseases.  […]

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Broadband Expansion Grants

On May 18, 2021, Governor Tony Evers announced that the PSC will launch a round of broadband expansion funding in two weeks with $100 million in funding from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Evers said the Wisconsin Public Service Commission will award the $100 million in federal funding based on a model similar […]

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Did you remember to do your tick check?

Warmer temperatures mean that Wisconsinites are spending a lot more time enjoying the outdoors with activities such as gardening, hiking, picnicking, and camping. However, spring also happens to be a season of peak tick activity in the Midwest. Ticks may be small but can have big health impacts as they carry diseases such as Lyme […]

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Heart of the Farm 2021

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will start it’s summer online ‘Coffee Chats’ series on Monday June 14th at 10 a.m. ‘Coffee Chats’ will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) through August 2021 and again from November 2021-March 2022. The Heart […]

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4-H DAY CAMP 2021

Walworth County 4-H Day Camp Open to youth completing grades 3-8 Check-In 8-8:30 Daily – Check-out 7-7:15 Nightly Join us for these fun 4-H Summer camp activities: Recreation, Water Carnival, Arts & Crafts, Air Pistol Target Practice, Nature Science & More! Plus….LAND GAMES competition, a TALENT NIGHT/DANCE/DRAMA event, a CLOSING CAMPFIRE, and plenty of camp […]

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4-H Science Explorers Presents : Night at the Museum

Get ready for three nights of museum exploration and science! This unique three night event includes IN-PERSON programming! Youth will be able to explore four museums and complete hands-on science experiments. Learn how to grow space seeds, engineer flowers, investigate sea otters, and discover dinosaurs. IN-PERSON events will take place at the Walworth County Government […]

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2021 Tractor Safety

2021 Tractor Safety Registration is now open!!!! Youth ages 12 – 15 who will be operating tractors or self-propelled implements of husbandry on Wisconsin public roads under direction of their parent or guardian for work-related to their family farm operation. Youth in this age bracket who successfully complete the course will receive a Wisconsin certificate […]

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