Cattle Feeders Clinic – Boscobel – February 23, 2017

Boscobel, WI February 23, 2017.  11 a.m. – 2 p.m. $20 per person.  Topics include:  What kind of cattle do buyers want?; Nutrition from weaning to finish; and Market outlook and factors influencing price discovery.  Please pre-register by February 16 to the UW-Extension Office. (608) 776-4820. Cattle-Feeders-2017-Flyer  

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Agronomy Workshops – Belmont Convention Center

Grain Production in Low-Margin Years Wednesday, February 22 from 9:30 – 3:30 p.m. (lunch included). . .      *Input Costs for 2017 – Equipment costs and land rental rates      *How to Survive and Thrive on Current Corn Price Projections Tuesday, March 7 from 9:30 – 3:30      *Practical Weed Management for Low-Margin years      […]

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Upcoming Local Government Programs Feb – March, 2017

Interested in local government?  Please view programs being offered by UW-Extension, on a number of timely topics, including:  election training, insights on recent changes to Wisconsin Land Use Law, Cybersecurity and District Meetings of Wisconsin Towns Association. Upcoming Local Government Programs February-March 2017

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2017 WI State Fair Market Animal Identification

2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep, swine, OR breeding stock commercial heifers/crossbred gilts/wether type ewes & rams at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below.  This identification system allows animals […]

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2017 WI State Fair Performance Steer Division

2017 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Steer Division Those who wish to exhibit in the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Steer Division must have their steers weighed at one of the following locations: March 4th     Equity Livestock, Richland Center: 9 am to 10 am Contact: Neal Anderson, 608.585.3092 Tietz Livestock, New London: 9 to 10 […]

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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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