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4-H Space Camp – join the “outer-space experience”

Space Camp April 26-30, 2018 What is Space Camp? Space Camp is just what you think it is – it’s a camp experience where you learn and experience a ton of different aspects about life as an astronaut, working at NASA, and exploring places beyond Earth! Wisconsin 4-H Space Camp participants experience the Pathfinder Program. […]

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A.I. Certification Class – October 11-12, 2017

Artificial Insemination Certification Program Event Information: Date: October 11th – 12th, 2017 Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm Cost: $125 per person, class limited to the first 15 registered and paid Contact: Heather Schlesser, Marathon County Agriculture Agent Email:  heather.schlesser@ces.uwex.edu

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WI Cover Crop Conference. . . February 27, 2018

The Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference Investing in your Farm’s Future Holiday Inn,  Steven’s Point February 27, 2018 9am – 4pm This conference will be geared toward helping Wisconsin farmers more successfully use cover crops on their farms. There will be something for everyone, from farmer’s that have never tried cover crops to veteran cover croppers. […]

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NRCS Announces funding opportunities for Landowners & Agricultural Producers under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

NRCS Announces funding opportunities for Landowners & Agricultural Producers under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Posted on August 11, 2017 by becky.zoglman Farmers and forest land owners interested in EQIP funding must apply by October 20, 2017, for funding in 2018. Applications are now being taken at all USDA Service Centers in Wisconsin. EQIP […]

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Adult Volunteers – Apply to Chaperone a 4-H Travel Trip in 2018

Adult Volunteers: Apply to be an Adult Advisor for a 4-H Educational Travel Opportunity in 2018 Posted on 09/18/2017 by brianna.welch Love working with youth? Interested in Aerospace? Citizenship? Leadership? Global Citizenship? Wisconsin 4-H Wants You! What opportunities exist? -Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington, D.C. (June-July); -National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Georgia (late November); -Space […]

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Disaster Losses and Related Tax Rules

While Wisconsin hasn’t had the significant losses due to natural disasters as other states, there are still farms that have occurred losses this year and potentially more to come. An article “Disaster Losses and Related Tax Rules” was shared on the Extension Disaster Education Network  (EDEN) last week. Here is a link to the article: […]

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WI 4-H Horse Leaders Conference

WI 4-H Horse Leaders Conference A Statewide Leadership Workshop for 4-H Horse Project Leaders – Youth (7th grade & up) and Adults 2017 Wisconsin 4-H Horse Leader Conference November 10-12,  2017 at UW-Oshkosh   Promo Horse Leader Conference 2017 draft PLEASE NOTE:  Youth must be 7th grade and up in order to attend the conference. REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: For YOUTH […]

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Congratulations Carol Korn!

UW-Extension, and the Cooperative Extension Dean’s Office will be recognizing Carol Korn for her milestone of years of service to Lafayette County’s Extension Committee at this year’s annual WACEC awards breakfast. This year’s annual WACEC awards breakfast and business meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 26. This year the breakfast will be held in […]

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