April 4-H Family Digest – Hot off the press!

Please open the newsletter and read about all of the neat things that are taking place with Lafayette County 4-H!  April Newsletter 2017 All 4-H members that are interested in the  4-H Dog Project, please contact Dee Dunbar, County Dog Leader at: dunbard@uwplatt.edu  

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Lafayette County Sheep Weigh-in, April 22 (9-noon)

Please see below the letter from the Fair Secretary’s office regarding the 2017 Lafayette County Sheep Weigh-ins.  Please note the time difference. . . weigh-ins will be from 9-noon, not 10-noon as previously advertised in the March 4-H Newsletter. Please remember to bring your cool paper with you.  If you need one, please use the […]

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Karst Workshop – March 30 @ Darlington Country Club

Sinkholes, Karst and Groundwater. . . their influence on Agriculture and the Environment in Lafayette County.  Please use the link below for more information on the workshop. Lafayette Co Karst Workshop Agenda Please RSVP to Conservation & Zoning at (608) 776-3836 by Friday, March 24th.

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Free Ag Plastic Recycle Dumpster

Last chance to get a free dumpster for recycling used ag plastic! To register for the free on-farm ag plastic dumpster program and to pick up a dumpster on April 24 or 25 farmers can go to Revolution Plastics web site at:  http://www.revolutionplastics.com or call their toll free number at 844-490-7873.  Farmers that register and […]

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Free online course for Youth in Animal Agriculture

Ames, Ia – The Center for Food Security and Public Health at Iowas State university’s College of Veterinary Medicine created an online course to teach youth about zoonotic diseases, “Excellence in Exhibition:  Preventing Disease in Animals and People”.  Target at youth aged 13-18 years, the free online course is meant to encourage showmanship and animal […]

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2017 Lafayette County Fair Swine Exhibitors

Swine Exhibitors. . . it is time to start thinking about the fair!  Please open the link below and read about the 2017 Swine Identification for the Lafayette County Fair.  If you have questions, please call.  Thanks!  Share the information with those that may need it, please. 2017 Swine Letter

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2017 Lancaster Research Station Internships

There are 4 internship possibilities for summer 2017 at the Lancaster UW-Research Station.  Please use the links below to find out more information, and how to apply!  Deadline for applying is March 15th. Please contact Arin Crooks, Farm Manager at arin.crooks@wisc.edu with questions. 2017 SUMMER CROPS STUDENT PD LARS Lancaster ARS 2017 Internship Announcement   […]

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2017 Lafayette County Steer Weigh-ins

Lafayette County Beef Exhibitors – please follow the link below to view your information from the 2017 market steer weigh-ins.  If there is an error, please call the Extension Office to make the changes (608) 776-4820. Thanks! Lori Initial Steer Weigh-ins .2017  

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