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Alice in Dairyland Interview with Brett Jones, Lafayette County Youth

One of Lafayette County’s Youth was interviewed by Alice in Dairyland at the Wisconsin State Fair! On Day 7 we “moo-vd” around the fairgrounds at the Wisconsin State Fair! Lea is known as a “show diva.” She’s a Hereford senior yearling. Lea is very loving towards her owners but isn’t too fond of little kids. […]

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2017 Lafayette Co. Manor Cook-Out – Sept. 6th

Please see the flyer below – and plan to attend the 8th Annual Lafayette County Manor Cook-out at the Floral Hall!!  2017 Manor Cook Out Flyer Serving runs from 4-7 PM. . . and  you can contact Mary Knellwolf (608) 776-2226 if you’d like to donate a food item and/or a basket to be raffled […]

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2017 North American Manure Expo – August 22-23

Wisconsin hosts the 2017 North American Manure Expo: August 22 & 23, 2017 Posted on July 28, 2017 The solid separation system at UW-Madison’s Arlington Agricultural Research Station’s manure facility, features an 8 foot slope screen to keep fiber out of the water. Photo courtesy of UW-Madison CALS Contact: George Koepp, 608-742-9682, george.koepp@ces.uwex.edu Richard Halopka, […]

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UW Agronomy / Soils Field Day – August 30th

UW Agronomy/Soils Field Day Schedules for Aug. 30 Posted on August 3, 2017 The 2017 UW Agronomy/Soils Field Day will highlight University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension research to help understand and cultivate resilient agricultural systems – systems that recover or adjust easily to misfortune or change. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 30 at the university’s […]

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2017 CLEAN SWEEP

Lafayette County Residents – please find information about the upcoming Clean Sweep – to be held in Darlington at the County Shop on September 23, 2017 from 8-noon.  You are REQUIRED to REGISTER if you have hazardous chemicals to dispose of, by calling the UW-Extension Office at (608) 776-4820. There will also be electronics recycling […]

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HCE Children’s Clothing Exchange – August 26th

Saturday, August 26th from 9:00 – Noon. . . families are welcome to visit the American Legion Hall in Darlington to select, free of charge, clothing they need for their children! If you would like to donate clothing in good condition for infants through teenagers, you can drop it off at one of seven collections […]

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Lafayette Co. Master Gardener Fair Display

The Lafayette County Master Gardener’s will be showcasing “succulents” at the fair the week of July 12-16th.  Stop out and ask a question! If you would like to join the MG Program, please contact Kay Want, President at wang_kay@hotmail.com  

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Summertime Safety

Summertime safety – at fairs, festivals, and farm tourism venues Posted on June 28, 2017 Contact: John Shutske, 608-890-2949, john.shutske@wisc.edu Millions of people visit county and state fairs, farm festivals, and “agritourism” destinations every summer. Visiting a petting zoo, spending a day at the fair to check out the grand champion steer, or a taking […]

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