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Kewaunee County Junior Fair Entries Due June 1st

It’s almost fair time! A reminder that junior fair (youth, 4-H members) entries are due June 1st. The website for fair entries is: http://kewauneectyfair.com/ (please note, this is a different website and password than when you enroll in 4-H each year) Need some help? This guide may help you with using the online fair entry system to […]

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Road Safety and Farm Equipment

Spring is slow to arrive this year, but that doesn’t stop the need for field work and farm equipment on the roads. Because most of the roads in Kewaunee and Door Counties are rural, practicing patience and caution can prevent a serious accident. Farm vehicles can be recognized by their size and slow moving emblems […]

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UW-Extension Summer Field Day

UW-Extension Summer Field Day will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 1:00-4:00 pm at Olson Family Farms, 580 County Rd S in Sturgeon Bay. Topics and Speakers include: INSECTS Annie Deutsch, Door County Agriculture Agent DISEASES Dr. Damon Smith, UW-Extension Field Crop Pathology Specialist Brian Mueller, UW Plant Pathology Graduate Student WEEDS Dr. Mark […]

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Annual Back to School Program Date Set

This program aims to provide some of the required school supplies for children of families in need that live in Kewaunee County.  (Families with children that are receiving free lunches, are on WIC or Food Share etc., or are in an emergency situation of need all qualify.) BACK TO SCHOOL STORE WILL BE HELD ON […]

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Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm

Volunteers needed! Breakfast on the Farm is being held at Wallace Dairy Farm LLC this year. This is a great family-friendly event, and volunteers are needed to help in all areas. Benefits to volunteering at Breakfast on the Farm: Being involved in a great event Meet new people and see current friends Enjoy a summer’s day […]

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E-Cycle WI Updates: Register for May 31 collection site workshop and webinar

The Wisconsin DNR will hold a free workshop on electronics collection site best management practices May 31 in Fitchburg (just outside of Madison). This workshop will be focused on site-level requirements and best management practices for drop-off sites and events that collect electronics and universal waste. If you collect or recycle electronics, oversee an electronics […]

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Spring is a Good Time to Test Well Water

Spring is a Good Time to Test Well Water Registration Opens April 3, 2017 Groundwater is vital to all of us living in Wisconsin. This time of year is especially critical for individuals who rely on well water or a private well for their drinking water supply. Because recharge during this time can occur rapidly, […]

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Tractor Safety Classes

PLEASE NOTE: THESE CLASSES ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION IF THERE AREN’T 20 STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE CLASS. Spring 2017 Luxemburg:  April 1 – April 8, April 22, April 29 (no class April 15) from 9 am– 3 pm Summer 2017 Green Bay:  June 19-22, 9 am – 3 pm Luxemburg:  June 26-29, 9 am – […]

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2017 Kewaunee County Holstein Breeder Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Kewaunee County Holstein Breeder Scholarship. Applicants must be currently enrolled or a high school senior intending to enroll as a full time student in a Bachelor’s Program at any college or university, or a two-year Associate Degree Program at any technical college or Short Course. The applicant […]

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Tractor rollbar rebates available

Tractor overturns are the leading cause of farm-related deaths. That’s why it’s so important that each tractor have a rollover protective structure (ROPS). The Wisconsin ROPS Rebate Program reimburses owners up to 70 percent (maximum of $865) toward the total cost of purchasing, shipping and installing individual ROPS. Wisconsin tractor owners can apply for a […]

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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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