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Lafayette County 4-H Shooting Sports – 2017 Important Information

It’s time to start 4-H Shooting Sports Practices!  Please print and sign the appropriate forms below, and bring them with you to the first Shooting Sports Practice of 2017!  Questions – please contact Marion Fladseth (marionflad74@gmail.com). expectations-2017 agreement-for-indemnification-2017 This year the Air Rifle and .22 Rifle meetings will be a little different.  Due to the […]

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2017 WI State Fair Market Livestock Information

Yes – It is that TIME again . . . to start planning for the Wisconsin State Fair!  Please refer to the WI State Fair Website for more information.  http://wistatefair.com/competitions/junior-livestock/ Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Market Beef Identification Deadline (postmark): Beef: Monday – February 13, 2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Junior Show Market Animal identification deadline […]

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January 2017 4-H Family Digest Newsletter

Happy New Year!  Please find the January 4-H Family Digest by following the link below.  If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Lafayette County UW-Extension office at (608) 776-4820.  We encourage all 4-H clubs in Lafayette County to submit articles/photos for the newsletter! january-newsletter-2017

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2016-17 Quick Glance – OSHA Dairy Farm Program

Please see the link below for information regarding the OSHA Dairy Farm Local Emphasis Program.  Dairy farms will be randomly selected for the Wisconsin OSHA Dairy Farm Local Emphasis (LEP) using the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Dairy Licensing list and the DNR Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) list. The selected […]

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2017 4-H Archery Information

It’s time to start 4-H Archery!  Please print and sign the appropriate forms below, and bring them with you on January 8th to the first Archery Practice of 2017! If you have questions, please contact Missy Zasada at (zasada4x@gmail.com) agreement-for-indemnification-2017 archery-schedule-2017 expectations-2017

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Estate Planning for Your Family and Farm – Webinars

Estate Planning for Your Family and Farm – Live webinar January 26, 2017 Posted on December 9, 2016 Contact: Joy Kirkpatrick, Outreach Specialist, 608-263-3485, Joy.kirkpatrick@ces.uwex.edu A webinar entitled “Estate Planning for Your Family and Farm” will be held Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at various University of Wisconsin-Extension offices across Wisconsin. This webinar is the fifth […]

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State Fair Dairy Scholarships

             State Fair Dairy Promotion Board Scholarships Available The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is offering $1,000 scholarships, for use during the 2017-18 school year, to third and fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities. Additional $1,000 scholarships will offered to […]

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Ag Safety Connection – Education Seminar: January 4, 2017

Agricultural Safety Connection – Complimentary Education Seminar January 4, 2017 Stevens Point Holiday Inn, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54482 Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:30 am – 9:00 am Presentations: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm This seminar will provide attendees with valuable information, current OSHA regulations and networking opportunities to facilitate a safe working […]

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Salmonella and Contact with Livestock

Greetings – Federal and state health officials released a statement on investigation into cases of multi-drug resistant Salmonella Heidelberg. This is a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella. Information is available on the WI Department of Health website at  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/foodborne/salmonella.htm   Additional information is on the Center for Disease Control website: http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/heidelberg-11-16/index.html along with a case […]

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Tap into UW Colleges and Extension Stories

UW Colleges & Extension How do you tap into it? Nearly 200,000 Wisconsinites tap into UW Colleges and Extension resources every day. Each one has a story—about a class that opened doors, a program that inspired, or a community partner who earned their trust. And every one of those stories can have a positive impact […]

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