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Dairy Revenue Protection Program Informational Meeting

UW-Extension will offer a number of meetings across the state for farmers interested in learning about the new Dairy Revenue Protection program, a new federal insurance tool, with a quarterly payout to dairy farms when milk revenue falls below their insured revenue level. Mark Stephenson Director of the UW-Center for Dairy Profitability will provide a […]

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Upcoming BQA Certification Workshops in Southwest Wisconsin

There are 3 more BQA Certification workshops in Southwest Wisconsin in December: UWEX Grant County will be hosting on December 19, 2018 registration at 5:30 p.m. with a 6:00 p.m. start at the Bloomington Livestock Exchange, 9663 County Hwy. A, Bloomington, Wisconsin.  Please RSVP to Grant County UW-Extension (608-723-2125). UWEX Iowa County will be hosting […]

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Resilient Farms Conference – Help Farmers Explore Ideas for Creating New Revenue

The Green County Extension Office will be live-streaming this conference for those interested in attending but don’t want to drive to Wisconsin Dells.  Live-streaming will include the keynote speaker, value-added processing for dairy along with Farm Commons.  This will be held at the Green County Justice Building in Monroe.   Lunch will be provided courtesy of […]

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Farmland renting options workshop Friday, December 14th in Oconto Falls and Tuesday, December 18th in Coleman OCONTO FALLS and COLEMAN, Wis. — If you own farm land in Wisconsin or are a producer, how much do you understand about land rent contracts? How long can different types of farmland rental lease arrangements be made for […]

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YQCA – December 27th 9-10:00 a.m.

Youth who need to attend YQCA, please mark your calendar for December 27th.  We will be meeting at the multi-purpose building (across from the county highway department) from 9- 10 a.m. The cost will be $3.00 per youth, and you will need to register online at http://yqca.org/ If you have questions, please call the UW-Extension […]

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Lafayette County Fair Steer Weigh-ins

Steer weigh-ins will be held on December 29th from 9:30 – noon at the Lafayette County Fairgrounds.  Please plan to bring your steer(s) and start thinking about the warm weather and the fair!! Questions, please call UW-Extension at (608) 776-4820.  

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County Food Pantries

  Below are updated lists of food pantries for Lafayette County, Green County, Grant County, and Iowa County. Lafayette Cty Food pantry Spanish Grant Cty Food pantry Spanish Iowa Cty Food pantry Spanish Green County Food Pantry Flyer Lafayette County Food Pantries Grant Cty Food Resource Guide 17.docx Iowa County Food Pantries

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Loan Approval: top items lenders are looking for

Join us for a hands-on, engaging workshop, to learn what lenders are looking for when applying for an agriculture loan.  This event is present in partnership with Green Stone Credit Union and Fox Valley Technical College. Date:  December 19, 2018 Time:  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Cost: $15.00 / person Contact:  Sarah Grotjan, Dairy & […]

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