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Ground-nesting yellowjacket workers at the entrance of their nest. Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota

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/


Strong Bones Classes to Begin in September

Strong Bones Exercise Program – Classes Starting September 21 The Strong Bones Program is an exercise program for all ages of men and women. Each class includes progressive weight training, flexibility, and balance activities. Improves bone density Reduces falls Improves arthritis symptoms Increases flexibility and strength Benefits mental health, improves mood & attitude These exercises […]


Kewaunee and Door County Corn Dry Down Dates Set!

2016 Corn Dry Down Flyer Kewaunee County Kewaunee and Door County UW-Extension will offer an opportunity to have standing corn intended for corn silage tested for whole plant moisture on Tuesday, September 6 at Rio Creek Feed Mill – Luxemburg location, 715 Frontier Rd, Luxemburg. All testing will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 […]


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


Prepare Children to Stay Home Alone during the Holidays

Long breaks from school during the holidays may result in children staying home alone. A video training program from UW-Extension can help prepare children to stay home unsupervised. The program teaches families how to develop a plan for emergencies. Tips for structuring time are also presented so children have plenty of activities to keep them […]


Gardeners Needed for Farm Technology Tent City!

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Executive Committee Jerry Sinkula, Tent City Executive Committee Arnie Johnsrud, Tent City Chairperson We would like to pass on information about a presentation that will focus on the displays and quality educational gardening elements from the past two years’ shows in Barron and Portage Counties. On July 11, 12, 13, 2017 […]


Protect the Water You Drink

Kewaunee County residents rely on groundwater, rather than lake water, for drinking. Private well testing conducted by the Kewaunee County Land & Water Conservation Department and the Kewaunee County Health Department have shown that greater than 25% of wells have been contaminated from coliform bacteria and/or nitrates. This booklet gives tips for owners of rural […]

Kewaunee Co. Farm

Kewaunee County Agriculture: Values and Economic Impact 2014

 Agriculture works hard for Kewaunee County every day. Family-owned farms, food processors and agriculture related businesses generate thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of economic activity while contributing to local income and tax revenues. This brochure gives you the values and economic impact information from the USDA Census Information. Agriculture Impact Kewaunee County (pdf) Download […]

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Compost Bin Construction Plans

  This is a listing of various home-built compost bin plans.  Links marked with a * are sources for commercially manufactured compost bins.                                http://www4.uwm.edu/shwec/composter/how-to-build-a-compost-bin.cfm