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Snowmobile Safety Courses

Snowmobile Safety Courses Anyone who operates a snowmobile on public riding areas – e.g. trails, frozen waters, routes, permitted county and/or forest lands – who is at least age 12 years of age and who was born on or after January 1, 1985 must have completed a safety certification course. For children under 12 years […]

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Resilient Farm Women

Join us for a FREE workshop: “Working Through Changing Times” – November 1st at the United Methodist Church, Monroe. 8:30 a.m. registration, 9:00 a.m.  – 2:30 p.m. workshop Click on the link for more information: Resilient Farm Women 8.5×11 poster  

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4-H American Spirit Trip – East, Summer 2019

American Spirit June 7-16 or July 5-14, 2019 About American Spirit East The American Spirit Experience is a wonderful opportunity to develop knowledge of America’s heritage, citizenship, and leadership. It is also a great opportunity to meet new people, develop leadership and public speaking skills, and travel the east coast. The program has the following […]

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Wisconsin BQA Certification

Coming to Lafayette County – Wisconsin BQA Certification on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Belmont Community Building, Belmont, Wisconsin.  The Cost is $15 per farm payable to “WI BQA Program”, collected at the door.  Please RSVP by November 7, 2018 by calling the Lafayette County Extension Office at 608-776-4820 with the […]

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MultiCultural Outreach Program – Free Open House

Join MCOP for a free bilingual open house at the Town Bank in Darlington, WI on December 1, 2018 from 9 a.m. to Noon. Topics that will be discussed:  tax reporting, workers’ rights & employment – and how they relate to Immigration today! For more information, please use the link below: 2018 Darlington MULTICULTURAL OUTREACH […]

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Farmer to Farmer helps local farmers connect

Website helps facilitate feed commodity sales Farmer to Farmer website helps local farmers connect PUBLISHED ON September 30, 2018 MADISON — As Wisconsin farmers continue to recover from recent extreme weather events and move into the harvesting season, it can sometimes be difficult to find a market for either selling or buying needed crops. The […]

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Helping cows keep their cool

New UW researcher and Wis. dairy farm collaborate on animal welfare research PUBLISHED ON September 30, 2018 MADISON — On hot days, the cows at Rosy-Lane Holsteins are given cool showers while they’re being milked. And the farm’s newborn calves are housed in pairs to enhance their social and cognitive development. Jennifer Van Os wants […]

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Youth Risk Behavior – Newsletter

Newsletters that are created by Extension Educators – from survey results by the DPI in their Youth Risk Behavior Survey.  The last survey was administered in the fall of 2017. . . the next one will be coming in the spring of 2019. The survey has encompassed all of CESA 3 (25 schools) – and […]

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Farm Safety Week – September 16-22, 2018

In an interview with Cheryl Skjolaas, she talks about the annual event. National Farm Safety Week this year is September 16th through the 22nd. There are a lot of different occupational hazards within farming because we cover such a diverse type of agriculture and especially here in Wisconsin as we will not only be harvesting […]

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Corn Disease and Mycotoxins

What to Expect from Stalk Rot and Mycotoxins in Severely Diseased and Damaged Corn September 11, 2018/in Corn, Corn Disease, Ear rot, Mycotoxins, Stalk rot, Tar Spot, Urgent /by damonsmith Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Corn is looking pretty rugged in many areas of the Wisconsin corn belt. Areas in […]

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