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New Publication-Toxic Plants in Midwest Pastures and Forages

New from the Learning Store–Toxic Plants in Midwest Pastures and Forages While most plants are safe for livestock to consume, a few plant species can sicken or even kill animals if ingested. Recognizing poisonous plants and knowing proper livestock management are important steps in minimizing the potential for poisoning animals. There is a new guide […]

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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days-July 11-13 2017

2017 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Kewanee County Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9 am – 4 pm July 11-13, 2017 Ebert Enterprises E5083 County Road K Algoma, WI 54201 This 3-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture…many practical applications of recent research findings & technological developments. For full details visit http://www.wifarmtechnologydays.com/kewaunee/ E […]

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2017 Preserving Food at Home Class Schedule Now Posted

Join UW-Extension Master Food Preserver Annette Landvatter and learn safe and delicious ways to can and preserve your food at home. Annette offers a wealth of research based expertise on safe canning methods, and welcomes questions. All sessions are free, with no registration required. See listing of class sessions on our Food Safety and Preservation […]

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2017 Wisconsin Master Gardener State Conference

Mark your Calendars! “Master at the Prairie” Wisconsin Master Gardener Association State Conference Join Washington County as we host the State WIMGA Conference for 2017. The conference will begin on Friday night October 13th. Our guest speakers for Friday night present the topic of using native plants in your landscape. The night will end with […]

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The Dairy Partner (El Compañero) Bi-lingual Newsletter for Dairy Farm Employees

The Dairy Partner / El Compañero website offers a bimonthly newsletter geared towards dairy farm employees. The newsletter articles are written by UW-Extension agriculture agents and state specialists and are available in both English and Spanish. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide information directly to farm employees to help them improve their dairy […]

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Nutrition Education Program Changes to Better Meet Needs of Audiences

FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. […]

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Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak Investigation

Multi-Drug Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak Investigation – Linked to contact with infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin Federal and state health officials released a statement on investigation into cases of multi-drug resistant Salmonella Heidelberg. This is a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella. Bio-security on farms is important always and these cases reinforce the need […]

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Washington County 4-H Leaders Association: The Impact of Board Service

4-H Youth Development Educator Brianna Stapleton Welch conducted an evaluation of past members of the Washington County 4-H Leaders Association Board. Youth and adults who had served on the board indicated that they had grown in their ability to understand the changing youth population of Washington County. The former board members also increased their ability […]

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