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Second Pick-Up Day Scheduled for Ag Plastics Recycling Dumpsters

A second pick-up date has been set for Monday, October 24 from 9AM-1PM at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds, located at 625 3rd Street, Luxemburg. This opportunity is available to Kewaunee and Door County farmers. Anyone picking up a bin can use the 3rd or 4th Street Fairgrounds gates. Dumpster pickup will be on the north side […]


Nutrition education program changes to meet needs of new audiences

FoodWIse is the 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 […]


2016 UW-Extension Dairy Team Calf Meetings December 5 & 6

Many farms are looking at group feeding calves with automated feeders to reduce the labor of feeding individual calves. University extension specialists will share how to design automated calf barns to meet the management needs to raise healthy calves and what are the key factors associated with the successful use of automated feeders. Also, learn […]


Making Manure into More Anaerobic Digesters/Biogas Systems Tour

As part of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s mission to become a more sustainable institution, UW-Oshkosh and partners have constructed the nation’s first commercial-scale dry fermentation anaerobic biogas system on campus, and two biogas systems at dairy farms. The Making Manure into More Anaerobic Digesters/Biogas Systems Tour on December 1, 2016 will showcase three different types of […]

Passing slower moving farm implements needs to be done with caution. Motorists are reminded that it is illegal to pass a farm implement or an agricultural commercial motor vehicle in a no passing zone; when passing in a passing zone, be sure there’s a safe passing distance; and look ahead for other vehicles and for driveways into farms or fields, intersections and road structures that may cause the farm implement operator to change road position.

Sharing the road during fall harvest season

  Fall harvest season is underway throughout the state and will continue for the next couple of months. It’s a time of the year when motorists and farmers will be sharing roadways more frequently. It’s legal to drive farm machinery on public roads and it’s often the only way farmers can get from field to […]


Credit report or credit score—what’s the difference?

UW-Extension’s ‘Check Your Free Credit Report’ campaign makes it easy get your free report Contact Peggy Olive, polive@wisc.edu, 608-262-6766 University of Wisconsin-Extension educators have focused on helping people get copies of their credit reports through their “Check Your Free Credit Report” website for the past several years. Since the campaign started, many people have also […]

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4-H Enrollment

4-H enrollment is open to any youth in Kewaunee County (and the immediate surrounding counties) in grades kindergarten through grade 13 (one year past high school). Deadline for re-enrollment is October 31, 2016 to show at the county fair. New members have until February 1 to enroll to be eligible. Click here for more information: […]


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 […]


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/


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

Homemade preserves sitting on a rustic table outside. Pickes, tomatoes, appplesauce, etc.

Canning Videos: Preserving Food At Home Safely

These videos and narrated PowerPoints can help you learn how to safely preserve food. You can find many video resources online, but for safe preserving be sure to follow trusted resources from the UW Extension program. http://fyi.uwex.edu/safepreserving/videos/