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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Poverty Simulation

POVERTY SIMULATION – Towne Bank – Darlington Wednesday, November 1st | 5:30-8:30PM (3 hours) What is a Poverty Simulation? In a simulation, participants are divided into different families, all facing poverty. Some families are newly unemployed, some are recently deserted by the “breadwinner”. Some receive some form of income or assistance, and may have been […]

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Vines Taking Over – UW-Extension Radio Spot

Vines taking over Posted on August 25, 2017 Mark Renz, UW-Extension weed scientist Department of Agronomy UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences mrenz@wisc.edu 608-263-7437 Total time: 3:14 0:20 – What are they? 0:50 – What to do about them 1:40 – Impact on other species 2:14 – Identifying them 3:02 – Lead out Audio […]

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YQCA – Listen in to learn more about it!

All, (Exhibitors, Parents & Guardians, UW Extension, Agri-Science Teachers, Fair boards, County Animal Committee, etc..) Our youth livestock producers raise thousands of animals each year that contribute to the food supply. It’s imperative that young people be well-educated on how to produce a safe, wholesome product through the proper care and welfare of animals. Starting […]

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Fall/Winter Shows requiring MAQA Certificate

Friendly reminder.  If youth need their MAQA certification for some of the fall/winter shows they need to request this information by clicking on the link below and filling out the information.  A letter of certification will follow if the student is current.   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf0hpsRWMvUQ-nwcQAyiIenJyLzxhjrGKIlBwB9O2QOATuGHw/viewform?usp=sf_link   Thanks, Bernie Bernadette (Bernie) O’Rourke Extension Youth Livestock Specialist Animal […]

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2017 CLEAN SWEEP – Sept. 23rd in Lafayette County

Lafayette County Residents – please find information about the upcoming Clean Sweep – to be held in Darlington at the County Shop on September 23, 2017 from 8-noon.  You are REQUIRED to REGISTER if you have hazardous chemicals to dispose of, by calling the UW-Extension Office at (608) 776-4820. There will also be electronics recycling […]

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Lafayette Co. Master Gardener Fair Display

The Lafayette County Master Gardener’s will be showcasing “succulents” at the fair the week of July 12-16th.  Stop out and ask a question! If you would like to join the MG Program, please contact Kay Want, President at wang_kay@hotmail.com  

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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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