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Webinars offered on Swine PRRS – Feb. 8, 2018

Webinars Offered on PRRS/SECD Rule Changes The UW-Extension Swine Team, in conjunction with Wisconsin Pork Association, will be hosting two webinars to provide details on the pending swine health rule that will establish herd testing requirements for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) and Swine Enteric Coronavirus (SECD) in Wisconsin. Webinar 1: Introduction to the Wisconsin […]

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Update on Swine PRRS/SECD Rule Changes

Swine producers/youth exhibitors, please take a moment to read some of the following information concerning: *Movement of swine into and within the state of Wisconsin *Movement of swine for fairs/shows, etc. Testing Reimbursement Program The Wisconsin Pork Association is offering $25 grants to pork producers to help offset costs of testing for Porcine Reproductive and […]

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New Swine Requirements 2018 from DATCP

MADISON – Swine moving into and within Wisconsin will have to meet new testing requirements beginning Feb. 1, State Veterinarian Dr. Paul McGraw announced. The new requirements are intended to help control the spread of two diseases: swine enteric corona virus disease, known as SECD, and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, or PRRS. Both have […]

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POP UP SHOP – Friday, Feb. 16th

Learn how to launch a new business in a relatively risk-free situation Test the market without a big financial commitment Fill vacant storefronts with short term tenants that can become long term tenants Nora Roughen-Schmidt of Viroqua Chamber -Main Street will present a how-to session on establishing a successful pop up shop program in your […]

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Your Keys to Business Success

Two Hour Coaching Session Presented by Bob Jones The Prosperity Southwest Wisconsin (PSW) Business Development Series provides insight into the various challenges facing small business owners, while also introducing the available resources to assist these same owners and entrepreneurs. Local business owners and entrepreneurs alike will benefit from the initial offering, Your Keys to Business […]

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2018 – February Lunch Bunch Speaker

Lunch Bunch meets on the 2nd Monday of the month from noon – 1:00 p.m. in the County Board Room, Courthouse, Darlington. This program is sponsored in part by Lafayette County Home and Community Education (HCE) and free will donations. For additional information contact the Lafayette County UW-Extension Office at 608-776-4820. The Lunch Bunch Program […]

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WI Jr Targhee Sheep Association to give away 2018 Starter Flock

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE:  Wisconsin Junior Targhee Sheep Association Announces 2018 Starter Flock Giveaway.   The Wisconsin Junior Targhee Sheep Association will again be giving away a starter flock of three Targhee ewes in 2018 to a lucky Wisconsin youth.  Applicants must be aged 12 to 17 as of January 1, 2018, must be a resident […]

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PDPW 2018 Dairy Conference – March 14-15

Dairy’s Professional Development Organization Save the date for dairy’s premier educational event: the 2018 PDPW Business Conference is scheduled for March 14-15, 2018 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. The 2018 Conference will feature on-point topics and dynamic educational sessions presented by world-renowned speakers. A producer committee of active dairy producers is currently […]

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Produce Safety Rules – new for 2018 and beyond

Produce Safety Rules take effect Jan. 26 Regulators will focus on educating farmers during the first year of regulation PUBLISHED ON January 17, 2018 New food safety regulations take effect Jan. 26 for Wisconsin’s biggest growers of fresh market fruit and vegetables, but regulators will focus on educating farmers during the first year of regulation. […]

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