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Farmer Field Days to Take Place This Summer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2022Contact: Morgan Cavitt, Public Information Officer, (608) 852-7438, morgan.cavitt@wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension and FairShare CSA Coalition, invites Wisconsin farmers to attend multiple field days in the 2022 growing season. These field days will […]

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“Old Tire” Collection 2022

The Recycling Authority will collect “old tires” on the following dates: August 13th August 20th Gilman Highway Department Town of Holway Medford Highway Department Westboro Town Shop/Recycling (Westboro Residents Only) Collection Time: 8:00 a.m. to Noon at all sites Tire Size Cost Up to 22″ (car/SUV/pick-up) $4 23″ – 24″ (includes semi tires) $10 Over […]

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Protecting Wisconsin From Avian Influenza

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) The WI DNR has announced that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been detected in wild birds in 5 counties. It is critical that poultry owners do everything they can to protect their flocks &, if possible, move their birds indoors. Want to know what you […]

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4-H at the County libraries this summer!

The Collaborative Summer Library Program has chosen “Oceans of Possibilities” as its 2022 summer reading theme. Taylor County 4-H is partnering with the county libraries to explore and discover: shark science:  buoyancy experiment create ocean zones in a bottle career opportunities in oceanography and create lifelike jellyfish in a bottle science experiment

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WI Nonprofits Connect to Learn

Hands-On Organizational Planning, Simplified This is a 4-week virtual training program that will meet via Zoom Wednesdays (Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm: July 20 – August 17) and offers optional, open virtual workspace with Extension professionals on Fridays 11am-12:00pm (July 22 – August12). Virtual content-delivery dates are paired with self-paced individualized, asynchronous study utilizing technology tools from Canvas […]

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Artificial Insemination Training

Join Extension in learning how to Artificially Inseminate your own cattle.  When and Where: Online:  September 27th & 29th, 7–9pm In Person:  October 6th, 4–6:30pm and Oct 7th, 9am–Noon at Bach Farms, W861 Co Rd A, Dorchester, WI This four (partial) day workshop is designed for educating beef and dairy producers about: The benefits of using […]

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Maximizing Corn Silage Yield and Quality

Corn silage is unique compared to other multi-cut forage systems, such as alfalfa, as there is only one opportunity to harvest the crop annually. Therefore, farmers, agronomists, and agricultural professionals must diligently monitor corn silage acres to identify the optimal harvest time to maximize forage yield and quality, as well as to ensure the proper […]

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Buying and Selling Corn Silage: What’s a Fair Price?

Pricing corn silage is a difficult decision because it often comes at a time when the emotions of sellers and buyers are high. The seller has the opportunity to sell a corn field for either silage or grain and incorporate the fertilizer value of the stover back into the field. The buyer has the opportunity […]

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Donating to Food Pantries

While food pantries need food donations all year long, the fall and winter often are a time for food drives and extra individual donations. This recent UW-Extension article gives guidelines for making your food donations.

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