Two Onion Farm – Exploring Organic Vegetable No-Till

Date: September 13th, 2018 Time: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Cost: Free RSVP Contact: Claire Strader Phone: (608)224-3710 Email: strader.claire@countyofdane.com Chris and Juli McGuire grow approximately 5 acres of fruits and vegetables, primarily for their 400+ member CSA. They are exploring some no-till techniques on their intensive farm, including a SARE research trial on using tarps to terminate a rye/vetch cover crop mix […]

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Cash Rent Conundrum Tough Negotiations Ahead for 2019 Cash Rents

By Elizabeth Williams, DTN Special Correspondent Steady land values are propping up equity in farm country, but it’s also making it tougher for farmers to negotiate lower rents in 2019. (DTN Photo by Elaine Shein) INDIANOLA, Iowa (DTN) — Land values are holding steady despite the tumble in commodity prices, and the good news is […]

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2018 Clothing Exchange

Exchange Your Children’s Outgrown Clothing for Clothes That Fit Here’s how: *Gather up your children’s outgrown clothing that is CLEAN and in good condition. (Newborn through teen sizes) No adult clothing, please! *Take your clothing to one of the following locations on Thursday, August 23th, between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Argyle — Community Center […]

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2018 HCE Clothing Exchange

Cambio de Ropa para Niñoston ¿Han superado a sus hijos su ropa? Vengan a seleccionar la ropa en la Ciudad del Banco Darlington (Darlington Town Bank). Sábado el 25 agosto de 2018 9:00 AM a 12:00 PM ¡¡¡TODA LA ROPA ES GRATIS!!! Hay transporte gratis a y del banco.  ADRC autobús se va cada media […]

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An optimal fresh chopped corn harvest

An optimal fresh chopped corn harvest Hitting outlined targets for harvesting corn intended for silage can offer dividends PUBLISHED ON August 20, 2018 As growers, nutritionists, and agronomists prepare and assess the maturity of corn that may require an earlier harvest than normal, Goeser offers a few additional considerations and targets to achieve a good […]

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Shingles Vaccination Information Luncheon

Lafayette County Health Department will hold a Shingles Vaccination Information Luncheon on August 8, 2018 from Noon – 1:00 p.m. at the Lafayette County Board Room, Courthouse, Darlington. Please RSVP to the Health Department at (608) 776-4895 or UW-Extension office at (608) 776-4820. A light lunch will be provided.  

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Upcoming Local Government Programs

Click on the link to learn more about upcoming local government programs in our area and around the state.  If you have questions or would like your programming on a statewide calendar – please contact the UWEX Local Government Center at lgc.uwex.edu.  You can also send information to the Local Government Center, 610 Langdon St., […]

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2018 Lafayette County Lean Gain Contest

Congratulations to the following winners: (Thanks Avon Locker and LCLC  for being co-sponsors of the cash awards for the Lean Gain Contest) Sheep: Champion Carcass – Ashley Neis; Reserve – Madison Russell Beef:  Champion Carcass – Ben Cooper; Reserve – Landon Blaser Swine:  Champion Carcass – Levi Palzkill; Reserve – Nolan VanSchyndle Results of the […]

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