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4-H Banquet Registration Information

Hi 4-H families! The annual 4-H banquet is on October 22nd and we are recognizing outstanding Kewaunee County 4-H members, teen leaders, adult volunteers, and community members. This event is open to ALL 4-H families, volunteers, and community partners. We hope you can join us for this celebratory evening! An RSVP form is located here: 2016-4-H-banquet-registration-flyer Please send […]

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Getting Started on Your Succession Plan – Live webinar Thurs., October 27

Contact: Joy Kirkpatrick, Outreach Specialist, UW Center for Dairy Profitability, 608-263-3485, Joy.kirkpatrick@ces.uwex.edu A webinar to discuss the first steps of farm succession planning will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at various University of Wisconsin-Extension offices across Wisconsin. This webinar is the second in a series of webinars from UW-Extension that will focus on a […]

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New Free Option Available for Recycling Used Ag Plastic

Kewaunee and Door County area farmers now have a free opportunity to dispose of their used plastic film from wrapped bales, bunker covers and silo bags in an agriculture plastic recycling bin. The Ag plastic recycling program is free and open to all farmers from the two counties to dispose of their used plastic. Dairy […]

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Strong Minds and Bodies

Strong Minds and Bodies – HCE Program on September 27 If you find yourself saying, “Now where did I put that…” and “Ouch, my aching body…”, then come to the Strong Minds and Bodies program on Tues., Sept. 27, 10 am at the Kewaunee County Administration Center, 810 Lincoln Street, Kewaunee. The presenters are Kim […]

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Corn Silage Harvest Safety

Corn silage harvest is going to begin soon and with the pressure to finish quickly, safety sometimes takes a back seat. Here are some safety tips to make your harvest safe and efficient. http://fyi.uwex.edu/dairy/silage-season-safety/

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Back-to-school Food Safety Tips

Students will soon be heading back to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, Food Science Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison, has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat. Wash your hands and areas used to prepare […]

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Yellowjacket Season

It’s that time of year for abundant yellowjackets. Find out more about yellowjackets, bald-faced hornets and paper wasps, and how to manage nests. http://labs.russell.wisc.edu/insectlab/2015/09/10/yellowjacket-season/   Wisconsin Bee Identification Guide

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Do you know the VOMITOXIN (DON) levels in your grain?

For FAST, RELIABLE, UNBIASED, THIRD-PARTY Vomitoxin  (DON – Produced by Head Scab and other Fussarium diseases) results, send your wheat, rye, triticale, alfalfa, barley, corn, oats, and soybean samples to WCIA’s laboratory: Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association 1575 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Or contact 800-892-1341 wcia@mailplus.wisc.edu

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