Optimizing the Beef Cow Herd – June 29th @ Woodhill Farms

Beef Producers – please join UW -Extension, UW-River Falls and the Vernon County Cattlemen for a workshop located at Woodhill Farms, S7589 Tainter Hollow Rd, Viroqua, WI Registration and meal at 5:45 p.m. Program 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Topics include: Managing Nutrition for Reproductive Success Body Condition Scoring Managing Heat Stress Complimentary Dinner prepared and […]

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Lafayette County Dairy Breakfast – June 10th, 6:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Come and celebrate the 41st Annual Lafayette County Dairy Breakfast, hosted by Roper Shippy Farms (Denny & Mary Shippy and Family). The farm is located at 12348 White School Road, Gratiot, WI You’ll have a “Dairy Good Time” – and activities happening that day include: Music by Fever River String Band Children’s Corner – Cuba […]

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Lunch Bunch – June 12th – “Public Health Issues & Local Services”

The Lunch Bunch (sponsored by Lafayette County HCE Clubs and UW-Extension) will host Lee Gill, RN Lafayette County Health Department on June 12th from noon – 1 p.m. in the Lafayette County Board Room. Lee will be discussing “public health around us and local services of Lafayette county Health”.  Her topics include current public health […]

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MAQA Session – June 6th at UW-Extension Office

Please join us for a Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) workshop on June 6th from 6-8 p.m. at the UW-Extension Office.  If you are a youth producer, you will need to attend a MAQA workshop to fulfill the educational requirements to sell at the Lafayette County Fair!  Please call the office if you have questions.  […]

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Beef Pasture Walk focusing on fencing

Inaugural pasture walk to focus on fencing Wisconsin State Farmer Published 11:19 a.m. CT May 31, 2017 | Updated 4:24 p.m. CT May 31, 2017 (Photo: Colleen Kottke) 5 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE FITCHBURG – The Dane County Grazing Network is starting off its first year in existence with a beef cow-calf pasture walk with a fence demonstration […]

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Green County Dairy Show – Entries due June 1, 2017

Green County is hosting their annual Dairy Day Cattle Show on Saturday, June 17th.  The Dairy Day Cattle Show entries are due on Thursday, June 1. Please register online using the following link: http://bit.ly/2mPA6S9 This year, participation is open to youth in and outside of Green County. All exhibitors must be a minimum of 3rd grade […]

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Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium – June 1-3, 2017

The 2nd Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium will be held June 1-3, 2017 at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  (Early bird registration ends on April 30th).  More details and online registration is available on the DCWC website at https://www.dcwcouncil.org/symposium Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium Program Agenda

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Manure Storage / Handling Safety Workshop – 6/12/17

Join UW-Extension for a manure storage and handling safety workshop – at Cottonwood Dairy, LLC in Wiota.  Please see the flyer for more information and registration details.  Plan to register by June 9 to Lafayette County UW-Extension Office (608) 776-4820. Manure Safety Workshop 2017 Release

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